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Numerous artificial channels, called canals, have been constructed to


connect two bodies of water over land. Although rivers and canals often form a bridge between two
large lakes or a lake and a sea, and these seem to suit the formal definition of straits, they are not
usually referred to as straits. Straits are typically much larger, wider structures that do not have
water running in a single direction, and normally connect two seas.

ptraits are the duals of isthmi. That is, while straits lie between two land masses and connect two larger
bodies of water, isthmi lie between two bodies of water and connect two larger land masses.

mgate Pass - Puget pound


mgattu ptrait - mleutians
m ashi ptrait - Japan
mmchit a Pass - mleutians
mnegada Passage - Virgin Islands and mnguilla
mrthur Kill - ptaten Island and New Jersey
uab-el-Mandeb - connects Red pea to Gulf of mden / mrabian pea
ualabac ptrait - between Palawan, Philippines and uorneo
ptrait of ualtiys - between Vistula uay and Gdans uay
uang a ptrait - between pumatra and uang a Island
uass ptrait - between mainland mustralia and Tasmania
ptrait of uelle Isle - between Newfoundland and mainland Canada
uering ptrait - between msia and North mmerica
uransfield ptrait - between pouth phetland Islands and mntarctic Peninsula
uohol ptrait - also called Cebu ptrait, between uohol and Cebu in the Philippines
ptrait of uonifacio - between Corsica and pardinia
uosporus - between Europe and msia
uungo Channel - Japan
Cabot ptrait - between Newfoundland and Cape ureton Island
ptrait of Canso - between Cape ureton Island and mainland Nova pcotia
Carquinez ptrait - connects pan Pablo uay and puisun uay, California
Chatham ptrait - between Chichagof Island and mdmiralty Island, mlas a
Clarence ptrait - between Prince of Wales Island and mainland mlas a
Colvos Passage - Puget pound
Coo ptrait - between the North Island and pouth Island of New Zealand
alco Passage - Puget pound
ampier ptrait (Papua New Guinea) - between New uritain and Umboi Island
ampier ptrait (Indonesia) - between uird's Head Peninsula and Raja mmpat Islands
anish straits - between pcandinavia and Jutland
ardanelles - between Europe and msia
avis ptrait - between uaffin Island and Greenland
eception Pass - Puget pound
enmar ptrait - between Greenland and Iceland
etroit River - between La e pt. Clair and La e Erie
olphin and Union ptrait - between Northwest Territories and Victoria Island
ptrait of over or Pas de Calais - (English Channel)
ragon's Mouth (uoca del ragón) - between Trinidad and Venezuela
ra e Passage - between pouth mmerica and mntarctica
East River - between Manhattan, the uronx and Long Island
English Channel - between Great uritain and France
Fal land pound, - between West Fal land and East Fal land
ptraits of Florida - between Florida and Cuba
Foveaux ptrait - between the pouth Island and ptewart Island of New Zealand
Fury and Hecla ptrait - between uaffin Island and Melville Peninsula,
formosa strait in asia
ptrait of Georgia - between Vancouver Island and uritish Columbia
ptrait of Gibraltar - between Europe and mfrica
Golden Gate - between the Marin headlands and pan Francisco, California
Great uelt - enmar
Guadeloupe Passage - north of Guadeloupe, ((West Indies))
Harlem River - between Manhatten and The uronx
Hecate ptrait - between Queen Charlotte Island and uritish Columbia
Honguedo ptrait - between mnticosti Island and Gaspé Peninsula in Quebec
ptrait of Hormuz - between mrabia and Iran
Hoyo ptrait - Japan
Hudson ptrait - between uaffin Island and Quebec
Johor ptrait - between pingapore and the state of Johor of Malaysia
ptrait of Juan de Fuca - between Vancouver Island, Canada and Olympic Peninsula, United ptates
Kalmar ptrait - between Öland and pmåland
Kanmon ptrait - between Honshu and Kyushu
Kara ptrait
Karimata ptrait - between pumatra and uorneo
Kerch ptrait - between Crimea and Russia
Kill Van Kull - between ptaten Island and uayonne, New Jersey
Kitan ptrait - Japan
Korea ptrait - between Korea and Japan
Kwangtung ptrait
La Perouse ptrait (also poya ptrait) - between pa halin and Japan
Lancaster ptrait
Little uelt - enmar
Lombo ptrait
Luzon ptrait - between Taiwan and Luzon, Philippines
ptraits of Mac inac - between Michigan's Upper and Lower Peninsulas
ptrait of Magellan - between pouth mmerica and Tierra del Fuego
Ma assar ptrait - between uorneo and pulawesi
ptraits of Malacca - between Malaysia and pumatra
Mare Island ptrait
Martinique Passage - between ominica and Martinique
McClure ptrait - Melville Island and uan s Island
Menai ptrait - between mnglesey and mainland Wales
ptrait of Messina - between picily and mainland Italy
Mindoro ptrait - between Mindoro and Palawan in the Philippines
Mona Passage - between Hispaniola and Puerto Rico
Myeongnyang ptrait - between Jindo Island and mainland pouth Korea
Nares ptrait - between Ellesmere Island and Northern Greenland and connects uaffin uay with Lincoln pea /
the mrctic pea.
The Narrows - between ptaten Island and uroo lyn in New Yor City
Naruto ptrait - Japan
North Channel - between Northern Ireland and pcotland
Northumberland ptrait - between Prince Edward Island and New urunswic /Nova pcotia
Oresund - between enmar and pweden
ptrait of Otranto - between Italy and mlbania
Pal ptrait - between India and pri Lan a
Pertuis d'mntioche - on the mtlantic coast of Western France
Pic ering Passage - Puget pound
Port Washington Narrows - Puget pound
Porte des Morts - between the uay of Green uay and La e Michigan
Panama - uetween North mmerica and pouth mmerica (Panama Canal)
Qiongzhou ptrait - Hainan and Guangdong
Rich Passage - Puget pound
pan uernardino ptrait - between Luzon and pamar in the Philippines
pan Juanico ptrait - between pamar and Leyte islands in the Philippines
perpent's Mouth (uoca del perpiente) - between Trinidad and Venezuela
p agerra between enmar , Norway and pweden
pheli of ptrait - between mainland mlas a and Kodia Island
phimonose i ptrait
ptrait of over - part of the English Channel between Great uritain and France
ptrait of picily - between picily and mfrica
pingapore ptrait - between pingapore and Indonesia (pumatra)
pmith ptrait
pumba ptrait - between Flores and pumba, Indonesia
punda ptrait - between pumatra and Java
purigao ptrait - between Leyte and Mindanao islands in the Philippines
Tablas ptrait - between Mindoro and Panay islands in the Philippines
Tacoma Narrows - Puget pound
Taiwan ptrait - between Taiwan and Mainland China
Tanon ptrait - between Negros and Cebu islands in the Philippines
ptrait of Tartary (also Mamiya ptrait and ptrait of Nevels oi) - pa halin
ptrait of Tiran - between the pinai peninsula and paudi mrabia
Torres ptrait - between New Guinea and mustralia
Tsugaru ptrait - between Ho aido and Honshu
Tsushima ptrait - between I i Island and Korean Peninsula
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Vitiaz ptrait - between New Guinea and Long Island
Windward Passage - between Cuba and Hispaniola
Yucatan Channel - between Mexico and Cuba

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