Aboukir Bay

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Aboukir Bay

(ˌæbuːˈkɪə) or

Abukir Bay

n
(Placename) a bay on the N coast of Egypt, where the Nile enters the Mediterranean: site of the Battle of the Nile (1798), in which Nelson defeated the French fleet. Arabic name: Abu Qîr
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These results are in agreement with [23] in Abu Qir bay, Alexandria, Egypt.
Mahmoud HH, Osman AM, Ezzat AA, AM Saleh (2010) Fisheries biology and management of Diplodus sargus sargus (Linnaeus, 1758) in Abu Qir Bay, Egypt.
Abu Qir bay is considered one of the most important Egyptian bays overlooking the coast of the Mediterranean.
The area around Abu Qir bay has an ideal overlapping of different kinds of natural environments with current ecosystems; Coastal, Lake, and River Systems.
The gas produced will be piped to and processed by existing onshore processing facilities in the nearby Abu Qir Bay.
Italian archaeologist Paolo Gallo was working in Abu Qir bay, east of Alexandria where Admiral Horatio Nelson defeated Napoleon Bonaparte's French fleet in the Battle of the Nile.
Stirring secrets have also been released from Abu Qir Bay, a fishing port just east of Alexandria.
Two decades later, a British Royal Air Force pilot flying over Abu Qir Bay spotted ruins on the seabed.
They include Abu Qir bay near Alexandria where Mr Goddio's team has found the wreck of the flagship of Napoleon's fleet, L'Orient, sunk in a decisive battle with the British fleet of Admiral Horatio Nelson on August 1, 1798.
Abu Qir Bay is a semicircular inlet of the Mediterranean Sea, lying between Abu Qir Point (southwest) and the Rosetta Nile Branch promontory (northeast).