Cook Strait


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Cook Strait,

channel, c.15 mi (24 km) wide, between the North Island and the South Island, New Zealand. It was first explored in 1770 by Capt. James Cook.

Cook Strait

 

a strait between North Island and South Is-land, New Zealand, connecting the Tasman Sea and the Pacific Ocean. Length, 205 km; width, 25–150 km; depth, up to 365 m. It was named in honor of J. Cook, who discovered it in 1769. Wellington, the capital of New Zealand, is situated on the east shore of Cook Strait.

Cook Strait

the strait between North and South Islands, New Zealand. Width: 26 km (16 miles)
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