Monday, April 1, 2013

Some Important Straits & Gulfs


1. Bass Strait - Australia & Tasmania

2. Torres Strait - Australia & New Guinea

3. Cook Strait - North Island & South Island in New Zealand

4. Dardanelles Strait - Aegean Sea & Sea of Marmara

5. Davis Strait - North Atlantic Ocean and Baffin Bay, NE Canada

6. Juan de Fuca Strait - Washington and southern Vancouver, Canada

7. Kerch Strait - Sea of Azov & Black Sea

8. Mackinac Strait - Lake Michigan & Lake Huron

9. Magellan Strait - South American mainland & island of Tierra del Fuego

10. Makassar Strait - Borneo & Sulawesi.

11. Messina Strait - Italy & Sicily

12. Sunda Strait - Java & Sumatra

13. Bonifacio Strait - Corsica Island (France) & Italian island of Sardinia (south).

14. Dover strait - England & France. Connecting English Channel & North Sea.

15. Soya Strait - Sakhalin to the North & Hokkaido to the south.

16. Tsushima Strait - Korea & Kyushu

17. Tsugaru Strait - Hokkaido & Honshu

18. Kii Strait - Honshu & Shikoku

19. Strait of Otranto - Connecting the Adriatic with the Ionian Sea. Italy & Greece.

20. Strait of Hormuz - Persian Gulf & Gulf of Oman

21. Strait of Tiran - Gulf of Aqaba to the Red Sea.

22. Tsugaru Strait - Between Hokkaido & Honshu.

23. Johor Strait - Singapore & Malay Peninsula

24. Gulf of Carpentera - Cape York Peninsula & Arnhem Land

25. Gulf of Bothnia - Arm of Baltic Sea between Finland & Sweden.

26. Gulf of Lion - Arm of Mediterranean Sea in Southern France

27. Gulf of Martaban - South of Myanmar. Salween flows into it.

28. Gulf of Sidra - North of Libya. Inlet of Mediterranean.

29. Gulf of Tonkin - South of China & East of Vietnam

30. Gulf of Mannar - India & Srilanka. Tambraparni from India & Aruvi Aru from Srilanka flows into it.

31. Spencer Gulf - East of Adeilade.

32. Gulf of Bo Hai - West of Korea.

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