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Andaman Sea

n
(Placename) part of the Bay of Bengal, between the Andaman and Nicobar Islands and the Malay Peninsula

An′daman Sea′


n.
a part of the Bay of Bengal, E of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands. 300,000 sq. mi. (777,000 sq. km).
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Noun1.Andaman Sea - part of the Bay of Bengal to the west of the Malay PeninsulaAndaman Sea - part of the Bay of Bengal to the west of the Malay Peninsula
Bay of Bengal - an arm of the Indian Ocean to the east of India
Gulf of Martaban - an arm of the Andaman Sea off southern Myanmar
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Phuket, an island in the Andaman Sea popular among international tourists, is located 840 kilometres south of Bangkok.
Songkhla is located on the opposite side of better known tourist hotspots, Phuket and Krabi, facing the Andaman Sea.
The benefited national parks include Khao Yai national park in the northeastern province of Nakhon Ratchasima, Doi Inthanon national park in the northern province of Chiang Mai and those on tourist islands in the Andaman Sea and the Gulf of Thailand off the southern provinces of Krabi, Phang Nga and Surat Thani, among others.
Summary: New Delhi [India], Dec 4 (ANI): The National Crisis Management Committee (NCMC) on Monday took note of another depression being formed in South East Bay of Bengal adjoining South Andaman Sea, in the wake of Cyclone Ockhi creating havoc in the southern states of India.
Chennai: A fresh spell of heavy rain is in store in some areas of Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh and Puducherry with a low pressure area forming over south Andaman sea, which is "very likely" to become a depression over the Bay of Bengal.
Law and other scholars from Europe discuss the lawAEs role in the production of superfluity in refugee protection; legal regimes and practices on refugee protection, including refugees in Lebanon and the link between law on force and refugee law in the context of the Syrian conflict; forced migration and the sea, in terms of Resolution 2240 of the UN Security Council on the smuggling of migrants and human trafficking off the coast of Libya, and the 2015 Andaman Sea boat crisis; migration due to climate change and environmental degradation; and the legal situation of victims of human trafficking from a human security perspective.
Several bodies and debris from the wreckage of a military transporter plane that went missing with 122 people on board, was found Thursday in the Andaman sea, the Burmese military confirmed.
There are fears the Chinesemade Y-8 turboprop aircraft, which was flying to Rangoon, may have crashed into the ocean as its route would have taken it over the Andaman Sea.
But these benefits are easily squandered if, as we've seen recently with crises in the Mediterranean Sea, the Andaman Sea, the Central American corridor, the Sahel, and the Horn of Africa, migration is not governed responsibly and cooperatively.
In the last week of April 2016, some 70 Rohingyas were drowned when an overloaded boat capsized in the Andaman Sea when they were trying to flee Myanmar.
The island, off Phang Nga province in the Andaman Sea, is just 4.
According to the IOM, the majority of the estimated 5,350 deaths globally, were recorded in the Mediterranean, the most deadly region, followed by Southeast Asia (mostly in the Bay of Bengal, Andaman Sea, Malaysia and Thailand) which saw at least 800 deaths this year.