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university town in northwestern Wales on the Menai Strait Bangor
Danish explorer who explored the northern Pacific Ocean for the Russians and discovered the Bering Strait (1681-1741) Behring , Bering , Vitus Behring , Vitus Bering
part of the North Pacific between Alaska and Siberia; connected to the Arctic Ocean by the Bering Strait Bering Sea
strait connecting the Bering Sea to the Arctic Ocean Bering Strait
strait connecting the Mediterranean and the Black Sea; separates the European and Asian parts of Turkey; an important shipping route Bosporus
town in northern France on the Strait of Dover that serves as a ferry port to England; in 1347 it was captured by the English king Edward III after a long siege and remained in English hands until it was recaptured by the French king Henry II in 1558 Calais
strait between the Aegean and the Sea of Marmara that separates European Turkey from Asian Turkey Canakkale Bogazi , Dardanelles , Hellespont
cape on the Strait of Magellan in southern Chile; the most southern point on the mainland of South America Cape Froward
northern tip of Cape York Peninsula at the Torres Strait; the northernmost point of the Australian mainland Cape York
deep and relatively narrow body of water (as in a river or a harbor or a strait linking two larger bodies) that allows the best passage for vessels channel
(Greek mythology) a ship-devouring whirlpool lying on the other side of a narrow strait from Scylla Charybdis
peninsula of northeastern Siberia across the Bering Strait from northwestern Alaska Chukchi Peninsula
part of the Arctic Ocean just north of the Bering Strait Chukchi Sea
narrow strait separating the North Island and South Island in New Zealand Cook Strait
tidal strait separating Manhattan and the Bronx from Queens and Brooklyn East River
mirage in the Strait of Messina (attributed to the Arthurian sorcerer Morgan le Fay) fata morgana
strait in western California that connects the San Francisco Bay with the Pacific Ocean; discovered in 1579 by Sir Francis Drake Golden Gate
narrow channel or strait gut
strait of the North Sea between Jutland and Sweden; connects with the North Sea through the Skagerrak Kattegatt
strait between Korea and Japan; connects the East China Sea and the Sea of Japan Korean Strait , Korea Strait
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