Mediterranean Seas

Mediterranean Seas

 

seas that extend deeply into the land and connect with the ocean by one or several straits. Mediterranean seas include intracontinental (inland) seas, which lie within a single continent (for example, the Baltic Sea), and intercontinental seas, which lie between two continents (for example, the Mediterranean and Red seas). Mediterranean seas are more isolated than other seas. As a result, their hydrological regime, which is significantly influenced by the surrounding land, is more distinctive.

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It was this, if I remember right: Jonah was swallowed by the whale in the Mediterranean Sea, and after three days he was vomited up somewhere within three days' journey of Nineveh, a city on the Tigris, very much more than three days' journey across from the nearest point of the Mediterranean coast.
While the secretary-general commends the brave efforts of the joint Italian and European search and rescue operations, he calls on concerned governments and organizations to redouble their efforts to save those at risk at sea and to counter the migrant smuggling and human trafficking networks in the Aegean and Mediterranean Seas, the statement said.
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is deeply saddened by the fact that, once more, hundreds of men, women and children have died in shipwrecks in the Mediterranean Sea on their way to Europe in the last few days, his spokesman has said.
NEW YORK, June 1 (KUNA) -- The UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon called on concerned Governments and organizations to "redouble" efforts to save those at risk at sea and to counter the migrant smuggling and human trafficking networks in the Aegean and Mediterranean Seas.
Critique: In view of the current mass migration from the war torn countries of the Middle East to the nations of Europe where more than one and a half millions emigrants and refugees are in often hazardous transit attempting to (or planning to) cross the Mediterranean seas, "Crimes of Peace: Mediterranean Migrations at the World's Deadliest Border" is a very timely contribution to what is looming as they major humanitarian crisis of the 21st century.
In "Crimes of Peace: Mediterranean Migrations at the World's Deadliest Border", Maurizio Albahari (teaches anthropology at the University of Notre Dame) investigates why the Mediterranean Sea is the world's deadliest border, and what alternatives could improve this state of affairs.
The Olive Farm's exclusive estate bottled olive oil is produced at the family mill situated where the Aegean and Mediterranean Seas meet in southwestern Turkey.

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