The Arabian Sea (Arabic: بحر العرب, bḥr al-‘rb) is a region of the Indian Ocean bounded on on the north by Pakistan and Iran, on the south by northeastern Somalia, on the east by India and on the west by the Arabian Peninsula. Some of the ancient names of this body of water include Sindhu Sagar (meaning "Sea of Sindh" in Sanskrit) and Erythraean Sea.
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... Kanoli Canal, it was close to old state borders and it has proximity to Arabian Sea ... This canal is also connected to Arabian Sea ... Old days, for a trading boat comes from Arabian Sea through Kanoli Canal, Kattoor was the nearest main market place ...
... Super Cyclonic Storm Gonu) is the strongest tropical cyclone on record in the Arabian Sea, and is also the strongest named cyclone in the northern Indian Ocean ... season, Gonu developed from a persistent area of convection in the eastern Arabian Sea on June 1 ... With a favorable upper-level environment and warm sea surface temperatures, it rapidly intensified to attain peak winds of 240 km/h (150 mph) on ...
... There are several islands in the Arabian Sea, with the largest being Socotra (Yemen), Masirah (Oman), Astola Island (Pakistan) and Andrott (India) ... Seven Hills', is a small, uninhabited island in the northern tip of the Arabian Sea in Pakistan's territorial waters ... (150 mi) east of the Horn of Africa and 380 kilometres (240 mi) south of the Arabian Peninsula ...
... of 50 pirate raiders appeared off Sind in the Arabian Sea and caused severe disruption to the regional trade. 1809, it was estimated that the pirate forces in the Persian Gulf and Arabian Sea included 60 large bhagalas, over 800 dhows and employed 19,000 men, against just two HEIC ...
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