Windward Passage


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Windward Passage,

strait, c.50 mi (80 km) wide, between Cuba and Haiti, connecting the Atlantic Ocean and Caribbean Sea. It provides a direct route from the E United States to the Panama Canal.
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Windward Passage

a strait in the Caribbean, between E Cuba and NW Haiti. Width: 80 km (50 miles)
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