TITLE

Arabian Seas

PUB. DATE
February 2007
SOURCE
Oceans Atlas;2007, p54
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Book Chapter
ABSTRACT
Information on the Arabian Seas from a chapter of the book "Oceans Atlas: An Interactive Ocean Adventure" is presented. It notes that the Arabian Sea is swept by currents that reverse direction with the seasons. The process by which fresh water is made out of seawater is described, as well as the characteristics of the humpback whales. Facts about the Suez Canal and the Persian Gulf are provided.
ACCESSION #
43827248

 

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