Caspian Sea Shallow salt lake, the world's largest inland body of water. The Caspian Sea is enclosed on three sides by Russia, Kazakstan, Turkmenistan and Azerbaijan. The s shore forms the n border of Iran. It has been an important trade route for centuries. It is fed mainly by the River Volga; there is no outlet. The chief ports are Baku and Astrakhan. It has important fisheries. Area: c.371,000sq km (143,000sq mi).
More From encyclopedia.com
Adriatic Sea , Adriatic Sea Adriatic Sea (ādrēă´tĬk), arm of the Mediterranean Sea, between Italy and the Balkan Peninsula. It extends c.500 mi (800 km) from the Gu… Sea Of Azov , Sea of Azov Sea of Azov, Gr. Maiotis, Lat. Palus Maeotis, ancient Rus. Surozhskoye, northern arm of the Black Sea, c.14,000 sq mi (36,300 sq km), sha… Erythraean Sea , Red Sea, ancient Sinus Arabicus or Erythraean Sea, narrow sea, c.170,000 sq mi (440,300 sq km), c.1,450 mi (2,330 km) long and up to 225 mi (362 km)… Sea Otter , The sea otter (Enhydra lutris ) is found in coastal marine waters of the northeastern Pacific Ocean, ranging from California to as far north as the A… Baltic Sea , Baltic Sea Baltic Sea Part of the Atlantic extending past Denmark, along the n coasts of Germany and Poland, and the e coasts of the Baltic states, a… Sea Lion , sea lion, fin-footed marine mammal of the eared seal family (Otariidae). Like the other member of this family, the fur seal, the sea lion is distingu…
About this article
All Sources -
Updated Aug 24 2016 About encyclopedia.com content Print Topic
You Might Also Like