Sea

A sea is a large body of saline water that may be connected with an ocean or may be a large saline lake that, like the Caspian Sea, lacks a natural outlet. Sometimes the terms sea and ocean are used synonymously.

Frozen salt water is transformed into "sea ice"; this occurs below the freezing point of pure water—at about −1.8 °C (28.8 °F).

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Crete - Physical Geography
... and the second largest in the eastern Mediterranean Sea (after Cyprus) ... located in the southern part of the Aegean Sea separating the Aegean from the Libyan Sea ...
Quartermaster - Scouting
... A Quartermaster (Kwartiermeester) is in the Netherlands the assistant patrol leader of a Sea Scout patrol (Bak), in Flanders it is the patrol leader of a Sea Scout patrol (Kwartier) ...
Amber Road
... Europe to Asia and back, and from northern Africa to the Baltic Sea ... An important raw material, amber was transported from the North Sea and Baltic Sea coasts overland by way of the Vistula and Dnieper rivers to Italy, Greece, the Black Sea, and Egypt ... and Slovakia) to the head of the Adriatic Sea (modern Gulf of Venice) ...
Maritime Archaeology - Integrating Land and Sea
... As a result, marine channels, navigable rivers and sea crossings formed the trade routes of historic and ancient civilisations ... For example, the Mediterranean Sea was known to the Romans as the inner sea because the Roman empire spread around its coasts ... Wars were fought at sea over the control of important resources ...
Philistines - Origins
... It has been suggested that the Casluhite Philistines formed part of the "Sea Peoples" who repeatedly attacked Egypt during the later Nineteenth Dynasty ... of the battles in Year 8 is the description of the fate of the Sea Peoples ... Ramses tells us that, having brought the imprisoned Sea Peoples to Egypt, he "settled them in strongholds, bound in my name ...

Famous quotes containing the word sea:

    us burning plains,
    Bristled with cities, us the sea received.
    Matthew Arnold (1822–1888)

    Generation on generation, your neck rubbed the windowsill
    of the stall, smoothing the wood as the sea smooths glass.
    Donald Hall (b. 1928)

    Phlebas the Phoenician, a fortnight dead,
    Forgot the cry of gulls, and the deep sea swell
    And the profit and loss.
    A current under sea
    Picked his bones in whispers. As he rose and fell
    He passed the stages of his age and youth
    Entering the whirlpool.
    —T.S. (Thomas Stearns)