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Anatolia

(ăn'ətō`lēə) [Gr.,=sunrise], Asian part of Turkey, usually synonymous with Asia MinorAsia Minor,
great peninsula, c.250,000 sq mi (647,500 sq km), extreme W Asia, generally coterminous with Asian Turkey, also called Anatolia. It is washed by the Black Sea in the north, the Mediterranean Sea in the south, and the Aegean Sea in the west.
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Anatolia

the Asian part of Turkey, occupying the peninsula between the Black Sea, the Mediterranean, and the Aegean: consists of a plateau, largely mountainous, with salt lakes in the interior
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Geographical distance and habitat fragmentation are considerable among populations in the Anatolian Peninsula.
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The state-owned Russian pipeline operator Transneft is to join a JV to build a crude oil pipeline across the Anatolian Peninsula from the Black Sea to the Mediterranean, which is of major importance to Turkey.
The state-owned crude oil pipeline operator Transneft is to join a JV to build a pipeline across the Anatolian Peninsula from the Black Sea to the Mediterranean, and Gazprom affirmed a commitment to expand an existing Black Sea gasline - Blue Stream - for trans-shipment across Turkey to Cyprus and/or Israel.
Anatolian peninsula is a historically active earthquake region within the borders of Turkish Republic.
She makes mention of the Mizrahim, Jews indigenous to North Africa and the Middle East, but she is mainly concerned with the segment of the Jewish community that spent centuries transplanted in the Balkans and the Anatolian Peninsula after the expulsion from Spain and Portugal.
The Turkish Engine Center, which is being built at Sabiha Gokcen International Airport on the Anatolian peninsula in Turkey, will provide maintenance, repair and overhaul services for the CFM5 engine family and V2500-A5 engine.