Abegweit Passage, a channel, is located in Prince County in the western portion of Prince Edward Island. Its precise location is N 46°13', W 63°45'.
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|History of the Name|
The official history of the geographic name Abegweit Passage (which can be somewhat technical, we admit):
Approval on C.4406. Name derived from Micmac "Abahquit"-" lying parallel with the land"; often rendered loosely as "cradle in the waves". Toponyny Study I-by Allan Rayburn. See also letters on Chart 4406.
Information courtesy Geomatics Canada .