Scapa Flow

geographical name
\ ˌska-pə-ˈflō How to pronounce Scapa Flow (audio) \

Definition of Scapa Flow

sea basin in the Orkney Islands, northern Scotland, providing ship achorage protected by several of the islands and giving access to the North Sea and the Atlantic Ocean

Note: Scapa Flow was used as the base for the British fleet patrolling the North Sea during both world wars.

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