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 DeCS Categories

G01 Physical Phenomena .
G01.311 Geological Phenomena .
G01.311.625 Oceans and Seas .
G16 Biological Phenomena .
G16.500 Ecological and Environmental Phenomena .
G16.500.275 Environment .
G16.500.275.505 Islands .
G16.500.275.725 Saline Waters .
G16.500.275.725.500 Seawater .
G16.500.275.725.500.650 Oceans and Seas .
K01 Humanities .
K01.844 Religion .
K01.844.275 Islam .
N06 Environment and Public Health .
N06.230 Environment .
N06.230.295 Islands .
Z01 Geographic Locations .
Z01.058 Africa .
Z01.058.290 Africa South of the Sahara .
Z01.058.290.120 Africa, Eastern .
Z01.252 Asia 946 .
Z01.252.245 Asia, Western .
Z01.252.245.500 Middle East .
Z01.252.245.500.350 Iran 5752 .
Z01.542 Europe .
Z01.542.816 Scandinavian and Nordic Countries .
Z01.542.816.186 Finland .
Z01.639 Islands .
Z01.639.520 Indian Ocean Islands .
Z01.678 Oceania .
Z01.756 Oceans and Seas .
Z01.756.342 Indian Ocean .
 
 Terms
 Synonyms & Historicals
Documents
LILACS e MDL
 
Indian Ocean Islands .
Cocos (Keeling) Islands .
Maldives .
Pemba .
Cocos Islands .
Numerous islands in the Indian Ocean situated east of Madagascar, north to the Arabian Sea and east to Sri Lanka. Included are COMOROS (republic), MADAGASCAR (republic), Maldives (republic), MAURITIUS (parliamentary democracy), Pemba (administered by Tanzania), REUNION (a department of France), and SEYCHELLES (republic). .
1.00
0645
 
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) .
0.78
51702
 
Islands .
Tracts of land completely surrounded by water. .
0.62
101437
 
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). .
0.53
2310428
 
Africa, Eastern .
British Indian Ocean Territory .
East Africa .
Eastern Africa .
The geographical area of Africa comprising BURUNDI, DJIBOUTI, ERITREA, ETHIOPIA, KENYA, RWANDA, SOMALIA, SOUTH SUDAN, SUDAN, TANZANIA, and UGANDA. .
0.51
 
Oceania .
The islands of the central and South Pacific, including Micronesia, Melanesia, Polynesia, and traditionally Australasia. (Random House Dictionary, 2d ed) .
0.50
6275
 
Islam .
Islamic Ethics .
Ethic, Islamic .
Ethics, Islamic .
Islamic Ethic .
Muslim .
Mohammedanism .
Muslims .
A monotheistic religion promulgated by the Prophet Mohammed with Allah as the deity. .
0.50
224668
 
Iran 5752 .
Islamic Republic of India .
A country bordering the Gulf of Oman, the Persian Gulf, and the Caspian Sea, between Iraq and Pakistan. The capital is Tehran. .
0.49
15519739
 
Finland .
Aland Islands .
Åland Islands .
A country in northern Europe, bordering the Baltic Sea, Gulf of Bothnia, and Gulf of Finland, between Sweden and Russia. The capital is Helsinki. .
0.49
2230909