Nootka Sound

Nootka Sound

noun
an inlet of the Pacific Ocean, inside Nootka Island on the W coast of Vancouver Island, SW British Columbia, Canada.
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nootka sound

an inlet of the Pacific Ocean, on the western coast of Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada, some 168 miles (270 km) northwest of Victoria. The sound, which forms a good harbour, is 6 miles (10 km) wide and has three arms, one of which separates Nootka Island from Vancouver Island.

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