A strait is a narrow, typically navigable waterway that connects two larger, navigable bodies of water.
|Gwynedd Castles||The Castles of Caernarfon and Beaumaris guard the western and eastern ends respectively of the Menai Strait which separates Anglesey from the mainland of Wales|
|High Coast / Kvarken Archipelago||Kvarken|
|Itsukushima Shrine||Miyajima Island, belonging to Hiroshima prefecture, separated from the mainland by the 500m wide Onoseto strait (see link)|
|Komodo National Park||Komodo Faces Selat Sape, Selat Lintah and Selat Molo or Sape Strait|
|Kronborg Castle||Lies at the Öresund|
|Melaka and George Town||Strait of Malacca|
|Qalhat||Located at the Gulf of Oman, "a strait (and not an actual gulf) that connects the Arabian Sea with the Strait of Hormuz" (wiki)|
|Red Bay Basque Whaling Station||on the shore of the Strait of Belle Isle (which separates the Labrador Peninsula from the island of Newfoundland)|
|Shiretoko||Lies at Nemuro Strait|
|The Slate Landscape of Northwest Wales||Port Penrhyn is situated on the Menai Straits|
|Troy||Dardanelles (The ancient city of Troy was located near the western entrance of the strait, and the strait's Asiatic shore was the focus of the Trojan War)|
|Ujung Kulon National Park||Sunda Strait|
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