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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And seas as well, as "The Crown acknowledges Ngati Toa Rangatira's role as a kaitiaki over the coastal marine area" (the poutiaki area) including Cook Strait, Porirua Harbour, Port Underwood and Pelorus Sound.
The weather was fair, bright sun, and once the large auto and passenger ferry pushed out of Wellington Harbor--all the colorful houses smiling down at us, the facade of an Oceanian Trieste--it churned around the point into thande Cook Strait where we met head-on a strong chill breeze, reminding us of where we found ourselves, along the forty-first parallel, facing south toward Antarctica, where the waters of the South Pacific rushed to embrace and meld with the waters of the Tasman Sea.
WeAAEd both spent considerable time on the more heavily populated North Island over the years, but IAAEd never been south of Cook Strait and heAAEd been there just once, 25 years before.
Hodges' representation of waterspouts in Cook Strait could also account for both "And strait the Sun was fleck's with bars" (line 169) of the seventh verse and the image of vertical water of part four, verse twelve, lines 264-68:
Cook's toponym is ubiquitous all along his route--from Tierra del Fuego's Bahia de Cook to Alaska's Cook Inlet, and including Mount Cook, Cook Strait, Cook Islands, and Cooktown.
The study was conducted in Tory Channel and adjacent Cook Strait, Marlborough Sounds, New Zealand (Fig.
In March, Jane McCormick - daughter of Fenwick's top cartoonist Malky McCormick - is swimming The Cook Strait between New Zealand's North and South Island in aid of Headway Ayrshire and Epilepsy Scotland.
Richard Martin turns the spotlight of modern industrial organization theory onto one of the key institutions that links the North and South: the Cook Strait ferries.
2 km) swim across New Zealand's Cook Strait (which she was the first woman to achieve) at 17; a swim across the Strait of Magellan in 44 [degrees] F (6.
Houses around the city cling to precipitous slopes' the wind is usually serious, and Cook Strait is dangerous.