Juan de Fuca

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Juan de Fu·ca

 (də fo͞o′kə, fyo͞o′-), Strait of
The southwest part of the Salish Sea, lying between northwest Washington State and Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada, linking Puget Sound with the Pacific Ocean.

Juan de Fuca

(ˈdʒuːən dɪ ˈfjuːkə; Spanish xwan de ˈfuka)
n
(Placename) Strait of Juan de Fuca a strait between Vancouver Island (Canada) and NW Washington (US). Length: about 129 km (80 miles). Width: about 24 km (15 miles)

Juan de Fu•ca

(ˈwɑn dɪ ˈfyu kə, ˈfu-, ˈʰwɑn)
n.
Strait of, a strait between Vancouver Island and NW Washington. 100 mi. (160 km) long; 15–20 mi. (24–32 km) wide. Also called Juan′ de Fu′ca Strait′.
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Early in August, a wandering band of savages from the Strait of Juan de Fuca made their appearance at the mouth of the Columbia, where they came to fish for sturgeon.
maenas has not only thrived, but also spread to the central British Columbia coast around Bella Bella (detected 2011), Sooke Inlet on the Strait of Juan de Fuca portion of the Salish Sea (detected 2012), and northern Queen Charlotte Strait near Port Hardy (detected 2015) (Gillespie et al.
starksi from Discovery Bay represents the 1st record of this species from the Salish Sea, and 5 additional specimens were subsequently collected farther west in the Strait of Juan de Fuca (UW 150964 and 150965; Table 1).
It made a loop out the Strait of Juan de Fuca at low altitude and speed, then turned back toward the airport.
However, salmon may slip behind Vancouver Island and reach the river's mouth from the north via the Queen Charlotte Strait or from the south via the Juan De Fuca Strait.
Intimately familiar with the region's complex waterways (Gough lives in Victoria, British Columbia) and impressive in his command of a broad swath of first-hand historical accounts, Gough traces the histories of ship captains, their business backers, and the kings and queens involved in the exploration of the area now known as the Salish Sea, among them Peter Puget, George Vancouver, James Cook, and particularly, Juan de Fuca.
After using the manned submersible Alvin to collect samples of species from the Juan de Fuca Ridge under the northeastern Pacific Ocean, the team discovered 38 deep-sea limpets (Lepetodrilus gordensis) among their specimens.
An old riveted model, his former dream boat is nowadays rattly, a little leaky and a bit unstable, much like me and the old man, but it has carved an ocean of memories from Florida and Texas clear to the Straits of Juan de Fuca.
They are Joe Fuca, senior vice president of Worldwide Sales, Harry Safstrom, vice president of Organizational Development and Meagen Eisenberg, vice president of Demand Generation.
He lost his life on the west coast of Canada, in the Straits of Juan de Fuca.
The zone separates the Juan de Fuca and North America plates, and as a new ocean floor is being created, ocean material wells up and moves toward the coasts of Washington and Oregon.
The Juan de Fuca plate is located along the northwestern coast of the United States.