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Inside Passage

1.
a natural sheltered waterway used as a sea route along the U.S.-Canadian coast, extending from Seattle, Washington, to Skagway, Alaska. 950 miles (1529 km) long.
Also called Inland Passage.
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  • The New York-Boston steamers would keep to the Inside Passage in this gale.

    Sheila of Big Wreck Cove James A. Cooper
  • They were on the very steamer we passed in the Inside Passage.

    A Jolly Fellowship Frank R. Stockton
  • If I were surer of your—old engines, I'd try the Inside Passage, though the tides run strong.

    Thrice Armed Harold Bindloss
  • Coming home by way of the Inside Passage, we had a pleasant trip, full of interest in a hundred ways.

  • It did not conform to what he had been told of the Inside Passage.

    Burned Bridges Bertrand W. Sinclair
  • We took the Inside Passage between the shore and Race Rocks, a long range of islets on which many a good ship has been wrecked.

    Travels in Alaska John Muir
  • The skipper, who was a genuine son of the "Land o' Cakes," concluded to take the Inside Passage, and run through the gulf.

    Manuel Pereira F. C. Adams
  • To partially realize its glories take the Inside Passage trip from Seattle—a thousand miles of calm sea.

  • One part of it sailed through the Inside Passage to Skagway.

    The Land of Tomorrow William B Stephenson, Jr.

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