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Red Sea Narrow arm of the Indian Ocean between ne Africa and the Arabian Peninsula, connected to the Mediterranean Sea by the Gulf of Suez and the Suez Canal. With the building of vessels too large for the canal and the construction of pipelines, the Red Sea's importance as a trade route diminished. Max. width: c.320km (200mi). Area: 438,000sq km (169,000sq mi).

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Red Sea

Red Sea An elongate basin, 2000 km long, with shorelines 360 km apart at the widest point and only 28 km apart where it joins the Gulf of Aden. The Red Sea has an inner median valley, associated with a positive gravity anomaly, containing basalts and hot brines, and the sea is thought to be at the young stage of the Wilson cycle of an ocean.

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Red Sea

Red Sea An elongate basin, 2000 km long, with shorelines 360 km apart at the widest point and only 28 km apart where it joins the Gulf of Aden, the Red Sea has an inner median valley, associated with a positive gravity anomaly, containing basalts and hot brines. The sea is thought to be at the young stage of the Wilson cycle of an ocean.

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