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.
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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)
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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.
Presently, a tectonic plate located beneath the ocean along the United States' West Coast is (https://www.livescience.com/66117-tectonic-plate-tear-juan-de-fuca.html) presumably "dying." Named Juan de Fuca (pronounced "wahn de fyoo-kuh"), the Michigan-sized plate reportedly has a large gaping hole that has the possibility of triggering earthquakes off the coast of Northern California.
Researchers have revealed of tear in the Juan de Fuca plate that could trigger earthquakes off the coast of Northern California and explain the existence of volcanoes in Central Oregon.
A few hundred miles off the Pacific Northwest coast, a small tectonic plate called the Juan de Fuca slowly is sliding under the North American continent.
Data for populations of Puget Sound, the Strait of Juan de Fuca, and the Washington coast were provided by the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (T.
As I wrote in my April/May 2018 "Dear Reader," we all would gather at the family lodge on the Strait of Juan de Fuca at the end of the summer, tired out from a summer of vigorous relaxing and not entirely looking forward to the beginning of school.
The next confirmed sightings occurred in Juan De Fuca Strait in 2005 with photographs of single individuals in the eastern portion of the strait from 20 August, 22 September, 2 October, and 8 December (Fig.
Whatcom County is a positioned where the Straight of Georgia, Strait of Juan de Fuca and the Puget Sound meet.