Gastineau Channel

geographical name
Gas·​ti·​neau Channel | \ ˈga-stə-ˌnō How to pronounce Gastineau Channel (audio) \

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channel in southeastern Alaska between Douglas Island and the mainland on which Juneau is situated

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“Gastineau Channel.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Gastineau%20Channel. Accessed 10 Aug. 2020.

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