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 DeCS Categories

G01 Physical Phenomena .
G01.311 Geological Phenomena .
G01.311.625 Oceans and Seas .
G01.311.625.080 Bays 20453 .
G16 Biological Phenomena .
G16.500 Ecological and Environmental Phenomena .
G16.500.275 Environment .
G16.500.275.725 Saline Waters .
G16.500.275.725.500 Seawater .
G16.500.275.725.500.650 Oceans and Seas .
SP4 Environmental Health .
SP4.036 Soil 9881 .
SP4.036.382 Edaphology .
SP4.036.382.148 Geographical Features .
SP4.036.382.148.619 Bays 20453 .
Z01 Geographic Locations .
Z01.756 Oceans and Seas .
Z01.756.342 Indian Ocean .
 Synonyms & Historicals
Oceans and Seas .
Oceans .
Seas and Oceans .
Seas 11858 .
A great expanse of continuous bodies of salt water which together cover more than 70 percent of the earth's surface. Seas may be partially or entirely enclosed by land, and are smaller than the five oceans (Atlantic, Pacific, Indian, Arctic, and Antarctic). .
Indian Ocean .
Persian Gulf .
Red Sea .
A body of water covering approximately one-fifth of the total ocean area of the earth, extending amidst Africa in the west, Australia in the east, Asia in the north, and Antarctica in the south. Including the Red Sea and the Persian Gulf, it constitutes the third largest ocean after the ATLANTIC OCEAN and the PACIFIC OCEAN. (New Encyclopaedia Britannica Micropaedia, 15th ed, 1990, p289) .
Bays 20453 .
Bay 20453 .
Inlet .
Inlets .
An area of water mostly surrounded by land, usually smaller than a gulf, and affording access to the sea. .