Naruto Strait

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Flow and bridge
Naruto strait as seen from space

Naruto Strait (鳴門海峡 Naruto-kaikyō?) is a strait between Awaji Island and Shikoku in Japan. It connects Harima Nada, the eastern part of the Inland Sea and the Kii Channel. A famous feature of the strait is the Naruto whirlpools. Ōnaruto Bridge, the southern part of the Kobe-Awaji-Naruto Expressway, crosses over it.

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Coordinates: 34°14′29″N 134°39′04″E / 34.24139°N 134.65111°E / 34.24139; 134.65111