Investigator Strait

The correct name for ‘Invetigators Strait’ is ‘Investigator Strait’. Investigator Strait is a sea passage that varies in width from between about 30 and 45 kilometres and separates Yorke Peninsula and Kangaroo Island. On 27 March 1802, Matthew Flinders named it after his ship.



Geoffrey H. Manning, Manning’s Place Names of South Australia Form Aaron Creek to Zion Hill, (2006), Gould Books, Modbury

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