Canso, Strait of


Canso, Strait of

geographical name

Channel, Nova Scotia, Canada. Separating mainland Nova Scotia and Cape Breton Island, it is 4.5 mi (23 km) long and 1 mi (2 km) wide, with depths of 200 ft (60 m). Since 1955 the 7,000-ft (2,100-m) Canso Causeway has linked Cape Breton with the mainland. A navigation lock can handle most oceangoing vessels.

Variants of CANSO, STRAIT OF

Canso, Strait of or Canso Gut

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