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The Red Sea

The Red Sea Fact

Length: 1900 km
Maximum Width: 306 – 354 km – Massawa (Eriteria)
Minimum Width: 26 – 29 km -Strait Bab al Mandeb (Yemen)
Average Width: 280 km
Average Depth: 490 m
Maximum Depth: 2850 m
Total surface Area: 438 x 103- 450 x 103 km2
Volume: 215 x 103 –251 x 103 km3
Gulf of Suez is a 300 km long, 50 km wide with depths ranging between 50 and 75 m.
Gulf of Aqaba is 180 km long and 25 km wide, narrow in the north and widening to the south with maximum depths of 1850 meters.

Approximately 40 % of the Red Sea is quite shallow (less than 100 m) whereas about 25 % of the Red Sea is less than 50 m deep. About 15 % of the Red Sea is over 1000 m depth. Shelf breaks are marked by coral reefs and the continental slope has an irregular profile (series of steps down to 500 m)

In 1869, the completion of the Suez Canal by a French company linked Egypt's Mediterranean and Red Sea coasts and made the country a strategic crossroads. British troops occupied the county in 1882, and it was more or less a British colony until resuming its independence in 1922.

Source: http://en.wikipedia.org


     

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