Tiran, Straits of

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Tiran, Straits of:

see Aqaba, Gulf ofAqaba, Gulf of,
northeastern arm of the Red Sea, 118 mi (190 km) long and 10 to 15 mi (16.1 to 24.1 km) wide, between the Sinai and Arabian peninsulas; a part of the Great Rift Valley.
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