Gulf of Aqaba


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Noun1.Gulf of Aqaba - a northeastern arm of the Red Sea; between the Sinai Peninsula (Egypt) and Saudi Arabia
Red Sea - a long arm of the Indian Ocean between northeast Africa and Arabia; linked to the Mediterranean at the north end by the Suez Canal
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The Underwater Military Museum is considered a landmark in the Gulf of Aqaba as it showcases more than 30 military exhibits, including a tank, cannon, personnel carrier, and two helicopters.
Their recent study published in Marine Pollution Bulletin, titled "Eutrophication may compromise the resilience of the Red Sea coral Stylophora pistillata to global change," investigated how a local stressor, nutrient pollution, might affect the growth and physiology of one coral species in the Middle East's Gulf of Aqaba, when combined with OA and temperature Increases expected with worldwide climate change.
Spectacular sea views across the Gulf of Aqaba and an atmospheric al fresco setting, contribute to Red Sea Grill being a top choice for dinner on Jordan's Red Sea shores.
On November 30, Yara Shalaby will lead a team of 15 Kayakers across the Gulf of Aqaba. The challenge will take them from Sinai to Jordan and back, for a total distance of 42 kilometres.
"We cannot estimate the amount of water that has fallen recently and was wasted in the Gulf of Aqaba, but it was certainly no less than 20m cubic metres per season," the official added.
The Saudi Geological Survey said its seismic monitoring devices registered a series of tremors, with the highest at 4.8 in the Gulf of Aqaba. A British seismic monitoring station, meanwhile, said Egypt was hit by an earthquake of 4.8 on the Richter Scale, some 8 km from the Red Sea town of Nowibi.
He had known Israel would go to war over the Straits of Tiran against any user of them to block passage to or from the Gulf of Aqaba. He was sure the Western powers would side with Israel.
The islands of Tiran and Sanafir, located at the southern entrance to the Gulf of Aqaba, will be formally demarcated as being in Saudi waters under a treaty announced Saturday by Cairo, which has had de facto control over them since 1950.
AMMAN, June 27 (KUNA) -- An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.2 degrees, Richter Scale, jolted Aqaba city and other areas in southwest Jordan along the coastline of the Gulf of Aqaba at 6:34 pm Saturday.
Lyberis (1988) indicated that movement in the southern Dead Sea transform fault, representing the Gulf of Aqaba, started in late Miocene and was associated with a strike-slip stress pattern (40[degrees] extension associated with 130[degrees] compression).
The proposed Gulf of Aqaba bridge linking Saudi Arabia and Egypt will be on top of the agenda of a Saudi-Egyptian Business Council meeting next month, a report said.