Saint George's Channel


Saint George's Channel

geographical name

Definition of SAINT GEORGE'S CHANNEL

strait British Isles between SW Wales & Ireland

Saint George's Channel

   (Concise Encyclopedia)

Wide passage between the Irish Sea and the northern Atlantic Ocean. It extends for 100 mi (160 km) and has a minimum width of 47 mi (76 km) between Carnsore Point, Ireland, and St. David's Head, Wales. The name derives from the legend of St. George, in which he traveled to England by sea.

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