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Currents of the Mediterranean sea

The Mediterranean sea stretches from West to East from 5.5° W D. to 36° e and is located between the Parallels of 30 and 45° N. lat. Its southern coast belongs to the African continent, and the Western, Northern and Eastern Eurasia. This is the most secluded pool of the World ocean (Fig. 2.15). It belongs to the Atlantic ocean, but connected with it only by the narrow Strait of Gibraltar with depths of from 280 to 320 m In the North-East through Dardanely, the Marmara sea and the Bosphorus. where the depth reaches only 50-60 and 30-40 m respectively, it communicates with the Black sea. It is believed that the limited water exchange with other basins of the World ocean is one of the main reasons for the formation of the special hydrological regime. This understanding is based on the decisive role of the thermohaline circulations in the dynamics of the sea.

The Mediterranean sea is composed of many separate parts. Tyrrhenian sea, the Algerian-Provencal basin, the Alborán sea, Balearic (Iberian) sea, Gulf of lion, Ligurian sea, the Central basin (between the Sicilian Straits and the Cretan-African channel), Adriatic sea, Levantine Sea, Aegean sea (has a lot of Islands, and complex bottom topography). The Aegean sea are divided into 3 pools. Athos in the North, Chios in the middle part and most glubokinsky pool. Continue reading

Dangerous animals of the red sea
At the mention of the dangers of tropical seas anyone remembers just about the sharks. As if the only purpose of their life is hunting for divers in order to…

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What is a Shark?
This term there are other uses, see Shark (disambiguation) . Sharks (lat. Selachii ) [1] is a superorder of cartilaginous fish ( Chondrichthyes ) belonging to the elasmobranch subclass (…

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Description of aquarium fish.
Goldfish belong to the subspecies of silver carp. At the moment their showing a lot of species. The fins and their bodies are mostly Golden-red color, the abdomen a little…

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