See also:archipelago (
See also:San Juan, Orcas,
See also:Lopez, Blakely,
See also:Cypress, &c.) lying between Vancouver
See also:Island and the mainland of
See also:America . These islands were for many years the subject of dispute between the
See also:British and the
See also:United States governments, and were finally assigned to the latter
See also:country by the arbitration of the emperor of Germany (on the 21st of
See also:October 1872) . Geographically the cluster certainly belongs to the mainland, from which it is separated by
See also:Rosario Strait, generally much under 50 fathoms in
See also:depth, while
See also:Haro Strait, separating it from Vancouver Island, has depths ranging from
See also:loo to 190 fathoms . In 1873 the islands, formerly considered
See also:part of Whatcom
See also:county, Washing-ton, were made the
See also:separate county of San Juan . Of the
See also:area of 200 sq. m., about 6o are in San Juan, 6o in Orcas and 30 in Lopez . See Papers
See also:relating to the Treaty of
See also:Washington, vol. v . (Washing-ton, 1872), and the map in Petermann's Mitteilungen (1873) .
SAN JUAN (SAN JUAN BAUTISTA DE PUERTO RIco)
SAN LUCAR (or SANLO'CAR DE BARRAMEDA)
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