Gulf of Oman

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a gulf in the northwestern Arabian Sea, connected with the Persian Gulf by the Strait of Hormuz. It is about 450 km long and has a maximum width of 330 km and a maximum depth of 3,694 m. The largest port on the gulf is Muscat in Oman.

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Detailed information regarding the Gulf of Oman and the PGS GO2002 Oman Survey can be found in the data library on the PGS website at http://www.
The port of Fujairah, on the Gulf of Oman just south of Hormuz Strait, aims to overtake Singapore as the world's largest bunkering centre.
This land faces the Gulf of Oman and is near the Muscat International Airport.
Situated between the Gulf of Oman and the Persian Gulf, the Strait of Hormuz is a passageway for 40% of the world's oil production, including much of the crude extracted in Saudi Arabia.
The building is located at Bandar-e Jask on the Gulf of Oman, just outside the Strait of Hormuz.
President of Iran Hassan Rouhani said "This railway is a means to bring together the Persian Gulf, the Gulf of Oman, Asian countries, China, Russia, Turkey and Europe.
Such refuge is critical to the community as Fujairah sits along the coast of the Gulf of Oman, which makes it prone to weather disturbances.
Winds of speeds of up to 125km/h generated by the cyclone will cause the Gulf of Oman to be rough from Tuesday night to Thursday and may also affect the Arabian Gulf.
A family and sports oriented resort, the hotel features 234 spacious and well-appointed rooms and suites with views of the Al Hajar Mountains, Marina and the Gulf of Oman, boasting a wide range of regional and international culinary delights in three restaurants, plus a poolside bar and Shisha lounge.
During the meeting with the Turkmen government, the delegation held discussion about the establishment of international transport and transit corridor between Iran, Qatar, Oman, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan, which aims to creation of a reliable communication between the countries of Central Asia and the ports of the Persian Gulf and Gulf of Oman.
Zighy Marina, a luxury yacht and boat facility on the Gulf of Oman, is relaunching itself as a nautical attraction for the region's elite.
Children can take to the water to experience a fun holiA[degrees] day on the glistening shores of the Gulf of Oman.