Canigao Canal

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Canigao Canal
Connects waters Boholsee
with water Lake Camotes
Separates land mass Bohol (Philippines)
of land mass Leyte (Philippines)
Geographical location 10 ° 10 ′  N , 124 ° 40 ′  E Coordinates: 10 ° 10 ′  N , 124 ° 40 ′  E
Canigao Channel (Philippines)
Canigao Canal
Smallest width 20 km
Coastal towns Maasin City
Islands Lapinine

The Canigao Canal is a strait in the Philippine archipelago and connects the Bohol Sea in the south with the Camotes Sea in the north.

In the west is the island of Bohol , in the east the southern part of Leyte with the port city of Maasin City .

The strait is named after Canigao , a small, uninhabited island with a lighthouse off the coast of Leyte. There are numerous bays on its western coast, in which there are large tidal flats and mangrove forests . Some of these are under nature protection, such as in Cogtong Bay . The narrowest point in the channel marks the island of Lapinin off Bohol. It is only about 20 km from Maasin City.

The Canigao Canal north of the Boholsee

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