Drake Passage

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Drake Passage

A strait between Cape Horn and the South Shetland Islands. It connects the southern Atlantic and Pacific Oceans.

Drake Passage

n
(Placename) a strait between S South America and the South Shetland Islands, connecting the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans

Drake′ Pas′sage


n.
a strait between S South America and the South Shetland Islands, connecting the Atlantic and Pacific oceans.
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The water to the south of that island has been known as Drake Passage, or Drake Strait, ever since.