Bonita Channel

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The Bonita Channel is a shipping channel which leads northbound traffic out of the Golden Gate to the Gulf of the Farallones and Pacific Ocean. [1]

Gulf of the Farallones

Gulf of the Farallones is a gulf of the Pacific Ocean off the northern California coast. It extends westward from the opening of the San Francisco Bay and Drakes Bay to the Farallon Islands. Most of the gulf lies in Gulf of the Farallones National Marine Sanctuary, which protects about 1,250 square miles (3,200 km2).

37°49′48″N122°33′33″W / 37.829928°N 122.559143°W / 37.829928; -122.559143 [2]

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