A small blog for marine navigation, astronomy, space exploration, Project Orion (DARPA's "100-year starship"), meteorology, boating and matters pertaining to maritime education and the maritime industry.
I am a USCG licensed captain, and an instructor at a number of maritime schools in the Seattle area.
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Wednesday, October 20, 2010
In my last post I made reference to the Salish Sea. I realize that this terminology is not yet in common usage, but it is now the official designation for the body of water comprised of the Straits of Juan de Fuca and Georgia, Puget Sound and Hood Canal, and adjacent navigable waters. Here is the official USGS map of the Salish Sea, as of 15 November 2009.