The geographic term for the area generally outlined in the image - right. The designation doesn't change any names, but becomes an overall term for the Puget Sound-Georgia Basin ecosystem, not unlike an over-arching term such as the Great Lakes.
The U.S. Board of Geographic Names in Olympia Washington approved the name in November of 2009.
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