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Doubtful Sound

By Kyle, USA, November 2012

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Playfully billed as “The Sound of Silence,” the sheltered waters of Doubtful Sound were not always held in such heralded esteem. In fact, the name of the sound is actually derived from when Captain Cook opted not to enter the area given that he was “doubtful” of the chances it could be navigated safely.

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Photo courtesy of whistler1984 via Flickr.

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