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Middle East Bodies of Water


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Persian Gulf
This body of water separates the Arabian peninsula from the more mountainous land of Persia
Red Sea
Body of water between northeast Africa and the Arabian Peninsula
Arabian Sea
A northwestern arm of the Indian Ocean between India and Arabia
Strait of Hormuz
a very narrow waterway in which ships must navigate to and from the Persian Gulf
Suez Canal
A ship canal in northeastern Egypt linking the Red Sea with the Mediterranean Sea
Tigris River
One of the two largest rivers in Southwest Asia that flow from the mountains in Turkey to the Persian Gulf
Jordan River
this river forms the natural boundary between Israel and Jordan and empties into the dead sea
Euphrates River
River that flows across a low, flat plain in Iraq and joins the Tigris River
Caspian Sea
Landlocked sea that is northwest of Iran and borders Turkmenistan.
Mediterranean Sea
This body of Water separates Europe and Africa
Black Sea
a sea between Europe and Asia
Indian Ocean
the third largest ocean between Africa and Australia
Nile River
the world's longest river (4180 miles). Flows north through Africa into the Mediterranean Sea.