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Red Sea

The Red Sea is an extended, slender arm of the Indian Ocean. It lies between the Arabian Peninsula and Africa. Many ships journey between Europe and Asia via the Red Sea, making it one of many busiest waterways on the planet.... Read More

Persian Gulf

The Persian <<PUR zhuhn>> Gulf is a physique of water in southwestern Asia. It lies between Iran and the Arabian Peninsula. Arabs name it the Arabian Gulf. The Strait of Hormuz hyperlinks the gulf to the Gulf of Oman, an arm of the Indian Ocean. The Persian Gulf is about 500 miles (800 kilometers) lengthy. It averages one hundred twenty five miles (201 kilometers) in width. It covers about one hundred,000 sq. miles (260,000 sq. kilometers). It’s about 300 ft (ninety one meters) deep on the deepest level. Such sea animals as oysters and shrimp reside within the gulf.... Read More

North Sea

The North Sea is part of the Atlantic Ocean. It’s between Nice Britain and northern Europe. Seven nations border the North Sea. They’re the UK, Norway, Denmark, Germany, the Netherlands, Belgium, and France. The Strait of Dover and the English Channel join the North Sea with the remainder of the Atlantic Ocean.... Read More

Mediterranean Sea

Mediterranean Sea <<mehd uh tuh RAY nee uhn see>> is a big physique of water surrounded by Europe, Asia, and Africa.... Read More

East Sea

The Sea of Japan separates the islands of Japan from Korea and the japanese coast of Russia. It’s also referred to as the East Sea. On the southern finish of the ocean is the Korea Strait. A strait is a slender waterway that connects two giant our bodies of water. The Korean Strait connects the Sea of Japan to the East China Sea. The northern finish of the Sea of Japan is related to the Pacific Ocean by Tsugaru Strait, and to the Sea of Okhotsk by La Perouse Strait and Sakhalin Strait. The Sea of Japan covers about four hundred,000 sq. miles (1,000,000 sq. kilometers).... Read More

Gulf of Mexico

The Gulf of Mexico is a large physique of water in North America. It’s a half of the Atlantic Ocean that’s virtually surrounded by america and Mexico. The West Indies lie on the japanese finish of the gulf between america and Mexico. Many keys, or small islands, lie in its waters off the coasts of Florida and the japanese tip of Mexico.... Read More

Gulfs

A gulf is a big physique of salt water that’s partially enclosed by land. Gulfs open onto oceans, they usually share lots of their traits. As a result of they’re just like oceans, gulfs such because the Gulf of Bothnia and the Gulf of Mexico are sometimes referred to as marginal seas.... Read More

Deep sea

The deep sea consists of all waters greater than three,300 ft (1,000 meters) under sea degree. The deep sea is the most important area of Earth. It’s also the least explored.... Read More

Dead Sea

The Dead Sea is a saltwater lake in southwestern Asia. It lies between the nations of Israel and Jordan on the mouth of the River Jordan.... Read More

Coral Sea

The Coral <<KAWR uhl>> Sea is part of the Pacific Ocean. It lies between the northeast coast of Australia, the Solomon Islands, and the Vanuatu island group. It has an unusually giant variety of atolls (coral islands) and financial institution reefs.... Read More