Hecate Strait

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Etymology[edit]

Named by English explorer George Henry Richards after his surveying vessel, the HMS Hecate, in 1861 or 1862.[1]

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Hecate Strait

  1. A strait that runs between Haida Gwaii and mainland British Columbia.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Hecate Strait". BC Geographical Names.