The Toughest Thirteen
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noun - The Toughest Thirteen (T13 or MSF Toughest Thirteen) is a group of 13 extremely challenging open water swims for the advanced solo marathon swimmer as defined by the Marathon Swimmers Federation.
- ʻAlenuihāhā Channel: 48.2 km channel between the islands of Hawaii and Maui in the state of Hawaii.
- Beltquerung: 25 km marathon swim across the Fehmarn Belt in the Baltic Sea between Denmark and Germany.
- Dál Riata Channel: 17 km channel from Mull of Kintyre in Scotland to Ballycastle in Northern Ireland.
- Big Swim Derwent River Marathon: 34 km swim in the Derwent River in Tasmania, Australia.
- False Bay: 33 km from Rooiels to Miller’s Point in South Africa.
- Fastnet Rock: 13 km from County Cork on the Irish mainland.
- Foveaux Strait: between Stewart Island/Rakiura and from New Zealand's South Island.
- Gulf of the Farallones: between the Farallon Islands and the Golden Gate Bridge in California, USA.
- Loch Ness: famed lake in Scotland.
- Monterey Bay: bay along central coast of California, USA.
- Round-Trip Angel Island: between Aquatic Park and Angel Island in San Francisco Bay in California, USA.
- Strait of Juan de Fuca: between Vancouver Island in British Columbia, Canada and the state of Washington, USA
- Lago Titicaca: world's highest commercially navigable lake located on the border of Peru and Bolivia.