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CARANCAHUA PASS. Carancahua Pass is a narrow channel joining Carancahua Bay and Matagorda Bay in eastern Calhoun County (at 28°38' N, 96°22' W). The waterway is named after the Karankawa Indians. The maximum width of the channel is about a half mile.

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