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Elliott Bay

Elliott Bay is the body of water on which Seattle, Washington is located. A line drawn from Alki Point in the south to West Point in the north serves to mark the generally accepted division between the bay and the open sound. Part of Washington's inland bay Puget Sound, it has become home to one of the most active commercial ports in the world. The bay is also home to Colman Dock, the main Seattle terminal of the state's ferry system, the largest in the country. Sailings regularly depart from Seattle to Bainbridge Island, Vashon Island, and Bremerton.

The Duwamish River is the main freshwater stream emptying into the bay.