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Cross Sound is a passage in the Alexander Archipelagomarker in the southeastern regionmarker of the U.S. state of Alaskamarker, located between Chichagof Islandmarker to its south and the mainland to its north. It is 48 km (30 miles) long and extends from the Gulf of Alaskamarker to Icy Strait.

Cross Sound was named by James Cook in 1778 because he found it on May 3, designated on his calendar as Holy Cross day.

The Cape Spencer Lightmarker is an important former lighthouse and aid-to-navigation.


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