The Mediterranean Sea is a sea connected to the Atlantic Ocean surrounded by the Mediterranean region and almost completely enclosed by land: on the north by Europe and Anatolia, on the south by North Africa, and on the east by the Levant. The sea is sometimes considered a part of the Atlantic Ocean, although it is often identified as a completely separate body of water.
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... passes through Co-ordinates Country, territory or sea Notes 90°0′N 18°0′E / 90.000°N 18.000°E / 90.000 18.000 (Arctic Ocean) Arctic Ocean 80°11′N 18°0. 18.000°E / 42.667 18.000 (Mediterranean Sea) Mediterranean Sea Adriatic Sea 40°38′N 18°0′E / 40.633°N 18.000°E / 40.633 18.000 (Italy) Italy 39°59′N 18°0′E / 39.983°N 18.000°E ...
... Adriatic Sea Aegean Sea Levantine Sea Tunisian Plateau/Gulf of Sidra Ionian Sea Western Mediterranean Alboran Sea ...
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