Hecate-strait meaning

hĕk'ət, -ə-tē
A channel of western British Columbia, Canada, separating the Queen Charlotte Islands from coastal islands off the mainland of the province.
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A strait that runs between Haida Gwaii and mainland British Columbia.
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Origin of hecate-strait

  • Named by English explorer George Henry Richards after his surveying vessel, the HMS Hecate, in 1861 or 1862.
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