10.1.2 Continents, water masses, canals, sea currents and major ports

September 27, 2015

Continents, water masses, canals, sea currents and major ports

It is important to know where places are, as well as being able to identify the oceans, major seas and other water bodies because ships pass through these as they move from one port to another. This year, we concentrate on the location of these, but during the three years […]
September 27, 2015

Continents, lines of latitude and longitude, oceans and ocean currents

Continents: Asia, Africa, Europe, North America, South America, Australasia Important Lines of Latitude Arctic Circle; Tropic of Cancer, Equator; Tropic of Capricorn, Antarctic Circle Important Lines of Longitude : Greenwich Meridian (0o), International Date Line (Note that both of these lines of longitude are important in time calculations.) Oceans:  Atlantic Ocean, Indian Ocean, […]
September 27, 2015

Seas, gulfs, bays and straits

Seas: 1. Mediterranean Sea 2. Black Sea 3. Adriatic Sea 4. North Sea 5. Baltic Sea 6. Red Sea 7. Arabian Sea 8. South China Sea 9. East China Sea 10. Japan Sea 11. Tasman Sea 12. Bering Sea 13. Caribbean Sea Gulfs & Bays 14. Gulf of Guinea 15. Gulf of Aden 16. Arabian (Persian) Gulf 17. Bay of Bengal 18. Bay of Biscay 19. Gulf of Mexico […]
September 27, 2015

Canals, navigable rivers and ports

  The map may look crowded but remember you can zoom in on any section of the map to enlarge it. Canals              1. Suez Canal (links the Red Sea to the Mediterranean Sea,and is part of the major shjpping route between Asia and Europe.) 2. Panama Canal (links […]
September 27, 2015

Europe

 Europe Water Bodies 1. English Channel and Straits of Dover 2. Turkish Straits (Dardanelles, Sea of Marmara, Bosphorus) 3. Straits of Gibraltar 4. Suez Canal 5. Red Sea 6. Arabian (Persian) Gulf 7. North Atlantic Ocean 8. North Sea 9. Baltic Sea 10. Adriatic Sea 11. Black Sea 12. Mediterranean Sea Ports AL       Algeciras (Spain) F          […]