Thursday/ a sound and a bight

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Flightaware showing the activity around Seattle-Tacoma airport, located at the south end of the Puget Sound. The KSEA is the airport navigation beacon’s identifier.

I’m home .. my flight went without incident.  I sat in row 10 on the Alaska Air Boeing 737 the way I normally do.   So why do we have a sound, and San Francisco has a bay? I wondered as we landed.   Well. Did Wikipedia have an answer for me – and more :

In geography a sound is a large sea or ocean inlet larger than a bay, deeper than a bight, and wider than a fjord; or a narrow sea or ocean channel between two bodies of land (see also strait).

Now I know there is something such as a bight as well.  A bight is a shallow sound.

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