Mozambique Channel


Also found in: Thesaurus, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

Mozambique Channel

An arm of the Indian Ocean between Madagascar and the mainland of southeast Africa.

Mozambique Channel

n
(Placename) a strait between Mozambique and Madagascar. Length: about 1600 km (1000 miles). Width: 400 km (250 miles)

Mo′zambique Chan′nel


n.
a channel in SE Africa, between Mozambique and Madagascar. 950 mi. (1530 km) long; 250–550 mi. (400–885 km) wide.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Mozambique Channel - an arm of the Indian Ocean between Madagascar and southeastern Africa
Indian Ocean - the 3rd largest ocean; bounded by Africa on the west, Asia on the north, Australia on the east and merging with the Antarctic Ocean to the south
References in classic literature ?
On the morrow, he steered away to the south'ard, so as to double the southernmost point of Africa, and enter the Mozambique Channel.
The projects will assist individuals severely affected by Cyclone Kenneth which struck the northern end of the Mozambique Channel in April 2019, said a Wam news agency report.
The projects will assist individuals severely affected by Cyclone Kenneth, which struck the northern end of the Mozambique Channel in April.
answers WHO WHAT WHERE WHEN: Guinevere; Lincoln's Inn, Gray's Inn, Middle Temple and Inner Temple; Mozambique Channel; 1995.
Border management remains an important topic in Madagascar, a country with more than 5,000 km of coastline and a strategic location, just across the Mozambique Channel in the Western Indian Ocean.
"Tropical Cyclone Idai, which formed over the Northern Mozambique Channel on March 9, is expected to make landfall near Beira (eastern Mozambique) on March 14 or 15," said the UN's Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs.
The Comoros is a volcanic archipelago off Africa's east coast, in the warm Indian Ocean waters of the Mozambique Channel.
The Union of Comoros is located in the Mozambique Channel to the northwest of Madagascar.
Madagascar is straddled in the Indian Ocean and alongside the strategic Mozambique channel.
International efforts sharply diminished the incidents of piracy in the horn of Africa, yet the dissipation of piracy has spread to the Mozambique channel has been triggering potential threats as vessels avoid the chaotic areas, thus altering the route toward the southern Indian Ocean region.
The primary shipping lane along the east coast of Africa through the Mozambique Channel has returned to within 300nm of the Somali coast.
Last week, (http://minister.infrastructure.gov.au/chester/releases/2016/March/dc029_2016.aspx) Australian government investigators completed their analysis of the two debris pieces found on a sandbank in the Mozambique Channel, the ocean strait between Mozambique and Madagascar.