Investigator Strait

/ɪnvɛstəgeɪtə ˈstreɪt/ (say investuhgaytuh 'strayt)

a passage of water in SA, between the Yorke Peninsula and Kangaroo Island.
{named by Matthew Flinders after his ship the Investigator}

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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