Canso, Strait of geographical name
narrow channel Canada separating Cape Breton Island from Nova Scotia mainland
Canso, Strait of geographical name (Concise Encyclopedia)
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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