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Puget Sound (Wash.)

LC control 85108969
Geographic headingPuget Sound (Wash.)
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Geographic subdivision usageWashington (State)--Puget Sound
See alsoBays--Washington (State)
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Sounds (Geomorphology)--Washington (State)
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Northwest Straits (Wash.)
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Salish Sea (B.C. and Wash.)
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Found inGNIS, Oct. 10, 2000 (Puget Sound, bay; Bay, with numerous channels and branches, extends 144 km (90 mi) S from the Strait of Juan de Fuca to Olympia; the N boundary is formed, at its main entrance, by a line between Point Wilson on the Olympic Peninsula and Partridge on Whidbey Island; at a second entrance, between West Point on Whidbey Island, Deception Island, and Rosario Head on Fidalgo Island; at a third entrance, the S end of Swinomish Channel between Fidalgo Island and McGlinn Island; Kitsap, Snohomish, Thurston, Pierce, Mason, King, Island, Kittitas, and Jefferson counties, Wash.; no entry for Salish Sea)
Washington place names database, via WWW, Oct. 10, 2000 (Puget Sound. This inland, saltwater sound extends about 53 miles south from Point Wilson near Port Townsend in Western Washington. It extends southwesterly some 30 miles to Budd Inlet with other branches in Thurston and Mason counties. It does not include Hood Canal, Port Susan, Bellingham Bay, or the San Juan waterways; no entry for Salish Sea)
Osborne, R. An historical ecology of Salish Sea "resident" killer whales (Orcinus orca), c1999: abstr. (inland waters of Georgia Strait, Juan de Fuca Strait, and Puget Sound, a geographic region referred to as the "Salish Sea")
OCLC, Oct. 10, 2000 (ti: CasualNaturalist's guide to the Salish Sea; Salish Sea Expeditions)
Harley, C.D.G. Environmental modification of biological interactions, 2001: p. 103 (the Northwest Straits comprise the Strait of Juan de Fuca, the Strait of Georgia, and Puget Sound)
GeoNames [algorithmically matched] bay; 47°49ʹ59ʺN 122°26ʹ04ʺW