Mozambique Channel


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Mozambique Channel

a strait between Mozambique and Madagascar. Length: about 1600 km (1000 miles). Width: 400 km (250 miles)

Mozambique Channel

 

a channel between the island of Madagascar and Africa. Length, about 1,670 km; width, up to 925 km; depth, more than 3,000 m in the north and south and about 2,400 m in the central part. The current of Mozambique Channel flows mainly from north to south. The ports of Mozambique, Beira (Mozambique), and Madzunga (Republic of Madagascar) are situated on the Mozambique Channel.

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Now the pirates have adapted to that tactic as well, threatening the vessels in the Mozambique Channel.
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As we sailed south through the Mozambique Channel and into the path of the eclipse, the weather remained favorable, with clear nights that allowed increasingly more southerly views of the sky.
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The Royal Navy and Air Force monitored shipping in the Mozambique Channel in an attempt to ensure that no oil reached landlocked Southern Rhodesia (today Zimbabwe) via the port of Beira, in the Portuguese colony of Mozambique.
As part of the project, Ciena's intelligent optical switching solution - already deployed and operational - helps deliver resilient broadband connectivity on the route between Kenya and the island of Mayotte in the Mozambique Channel, Madagascar, Reunion and Mauritius.
aspx) Australian government also said that the location of the debris found on a sandbank in the Mozambique Channel, the ocean strait between Mozambique and Madagascar, "is consistent with drift modeling performed by CSIRO [Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization] and further affirms our search efforts in the southern Indian Ocean.
Telecommunications and Postal Services Minister Siyabonga Cwele said there has been a huge drop of piracy in the Mozambique Channel after SANDF operations in the area started from 2011.
South Atlantic Petroleum Company (Sapetro), which has assets in Benin and in the Mozambique Channel as well as in Nigeria, has been one of the first to venture into other parts of Africa.