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strait, Turkey: see BosporusBosporus
or Bosphorus
[Gr.,=ox ford, in reference to the story of Io], Turk. Boğaziçi, strait, c.20 mi (30 km) long and c.2,100 ft (640 m) wide at its narrowest, separating European from Asian Turkey and joining the Black Sea with the Sea of Marmara.
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, Bosphorus
the. a strait between European and Asian Turkey, linking the Black Sea and the Sea of Marmara
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The Istanbul channel, which will run parallel to the Bosphorus, will actually transform the European part of Istanbul into an island and finally separate it from Europe.
Abu-Ghazaleh discussed the necessary arrangements for the 10 th Bosphorus Summit which will be held at the end of this year and the two parties agreed on the agenda and main theme of the Summit which will be entitled: "New World System -- 2020".
Alisson Perticheto after ruling the Senior Ladies division of the 2018 Bosphorus Cup.
Work on the 45km Kanal Istanbul, linking the Black Sea and the Sea of Marmara west of the Bosphorus, will begin this year, Transport Minister Ahmet Arslan said, adding it formed part of Turkey's most expensive construction project.
The canal is to provide relief to shipping traffic, particularly oil tanker traffic, passing through the Bosphorus. The canal is to boast a capacity of 160 vessels a day and is scheduled to be completed by 2023.
The programme, specially designed for Business Class passengers who have a transfer time of seven or more hours in Istanbul, allows travellers to closely experience the beauty of Istanbul and the Bosphorus, before continuing their trip to their target destination.
Rescue teams have been trying to find Furkan Yildirim, 17 years old, who went missing while swimming with his friends on July 15 along the shore of Bosphorus, said Turkish Ministry of Transportation, Maritime Affairs and Communications.
The July issue of The Bosphorus Reivew of Books (BROB), an online literary journal based in Istanbul, is open for literary submissions.
With enchanting night cruises on the Bosphorus, exquisite palaces which once housed the great Sultans of the Ottoman dynasty, magnificent mosques offering peace and solace, timeless bazaars to lose yourself, fashion that can take over the world, scrumptious food you can crave for ever, and a culture which blends the east and the west, Istanbul offers visitors opportunities which they can't let go.
When talking about Istanbul, the Bosphorus is no doubt among the very first subjects that come to mind.
The huge Russian vessel of Grigori Bobidovich, which left the port city of Novorossiysk in Russia a couple of days ago, passed Bosphorus strait and entered the Mediterranean sea waters en route to Syria.
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