San Juan Islands


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San Juan Islands

An archipelago of northwest Washington off the southeast coast of Vancouver Island north of Puget Sound. The islands became part of the United States in 1872, following a boundary dispute with Great Britain.

San Juan Islands

(sæn ˈwɑːn; ˈhwɑːn)
pl n
(Placename) a group of islands between NW Washington, US, and SE Vancouver Island, Canada: administratively part of Washington

San′ Juan′ Is′lands


n.pl.
a group of islands in NW Washington between SE Vancouver Island and the mainland.
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Try to squeeze in the Lambiel Museum, an impressive private collection of San Juan Islands art that can be toured with the collector himself, Leo Lambiel.
Though she lives in the San Juan Islands, Burn was once a student at the University of Oregon and the butte that looms above the town of Stubbsville on the first page may look very familiar to anyone looking south from the home of the Ducks.
In the breathtaking setting of Washington's San Juan Islands, a naturalist-guided 6-day cruise explores 200 islands in the realm of Orca, eagles, and porpoise
A replacement ferry has been added to the San Juan Islands inter-island route, but the state has no car-carrying vessel that can replace the Klickitat on the Port Townsend-Keystone crossing.
McClelland then plans to extend his sailing season by taking the boat on a weeklong cruise in Puget Sound around the San Juan Islands in mid-September.
British Columbia, they're among the southernmost of the Southern Gulf Islands--call them Canada's San Juan Islands.
He earned 24 merit badges, received the Arrow of Light Award, participated in a 50-mile bike ride in the San Juan Islands and served as senior patrol leader, patrol leader and troop guide.
The Willows Inn in Washington's San Juan Islands has guests sample asparagus, tomatoes, and fresh eggs from an organic farm just up the hill, plus squash, herbs, and arugula that grow room-side.
He participated in Florida Sea Base National High Adventure in 2003 and 2006, a Three Sisters Wilderness High Adventure and a San Juan Islands Biking High Adventure.
WATER, WILDLIFE, AND WONDER Sail the San Juan Islands on a private crewed yacht.
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