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A sea generally refers to a large body of salt water, but the term is used in other contexts as well. Most commonly, the term refers to a large expanse of saline water connected with an ocean, and is commonly used as a synonym for ocean.[1] It is also used sometimes to describe a large saline lake that lacks a natural outlet, such as the Caspian Sea.

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Arafura Sea

Water bodies; Seas

Arafura Sea between Australia and the top layer is located on New Guinea in the Pacific Ocean on the West side of the continental shelf.

East Siberian Sea

Water bodies; Seas

The East Siberian Sea (Russian: Восто́чно-Сиби́рское мо́ре) is a marginal sea in the Arctic Ocean. It is located between the Arctic Cape to the north, the coast of Siberia to the south, the New ...

Flores Sea

Water bodies; Seas

The Flores Sea covers 93,000 square miles (240,000 square kilometres) of water in Indonesia.

Greenland Sea

Water bodies; Seas

The Greenland Sea is a body of water that borders Greenland to the west, the Svalbard archipelago to the east, Fram Strait and the Arctic Ocean to the north, and the Norwegian Sea and Iceland ...

Gulf of Mexico

Water bodies; Seas

The Gulf of Mexico is the ninth-largest body of water in the world. It is a partially landlocked ocean basin largely surrounded by the North American continent and the island of Cuba.

Halmahera Sea

Water bodies; Seas

Halmahera Sea is a regional sea located in the central eastern part of the Australasian Mediterranean Sea. It is bordered by the Pacific Ocean to the north, Halmahera to the west, Waigeo and ...

Ionian Sea

Water bodies; Seas

The Ionian Sea is an arm of the Mediterranean Sea, south of the Adriatic Sea. It is bounded by southern Italy including Calabria, Sicily and the Salento peninsula to the west, southern Albania to ...

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