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Franklin Strait

This article is about the Canadian Arctic. For the Tasmanian waterway, see Franklin Sound.

The Franklin Strait is an Arctic waterway in Northern Canada's territory of Nunavut. Its located between southeastern Prince of Wales Island and the Boothia Peninsula.[1]

Named after British explorer Sir John Franklin (1786-1847), that perished in these waters on his lost expedition.


Coordinates: 71°30′N 096°30′W / 71.500°N 96.500°W / 71.500; -96.500 (Franklin Strait)

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