King Sound

King Sound
/kɪŋ ˈsaʊnd/ (say king 'sownd)

a large inlet on the north-western coast of WA; the town of Derby on its shores. 114 km long and 56 km wide.
{named after Captain PP King who surveyed that area of coast}

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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