California, Gulf of
geographical name arm of the Pacific NW Mexico between Baja California & states of Sonora & Sinaloa

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • California,Gulf of — California, Gulf of An arm of the Pacific Ocean in northwest Mexico separating Baja California from the mainland. * * * …   Universalium

  • California, Gulf of — or Sea of Cortés Gulf separating Baja California from the rest of Mexico. Its area is about 59,000 sq mi (153,000 sq km). Its waters were coloured by red plankton when 16th century Spanish explorers named it Mar Bermejo ( Vermilion Sea ). Some… …   Universalium

  • California, Gulf of — inlet of the Pacific, W Mexico, betw. Lower California and the rest of Mexico …   Webster's Gazetteer

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  • Gulf of Oman — The Gulf of Oman or Sea of Oman (Arabic: خليج عُمان‎ Ḫalīdj ʾUmān; alternatively known as خليج مکران , Ḫalīdj Makrān; in Persian: دریای عمان Daryā ye Ommān, or دریای پارس Daryā ye Pārs) is a strait (and not an actual gulf) that connects the… …   Wikipedia

  • Gulf of California — For the book by John Steinbeck, see The Log from the Sea of Cortez. Coordinates: 28°0′N 112°0′W / 28°N 112°W / 28; 1 …   Wikipedia

  • Gulf of Mexico — The Gulf of Mexico in 3D perspective Earth s oceans (World Ocean) Arctic Ocean Atlanti …   Wikipedia

  • Gulf of the Farallones — is a gulf of the Pacific Ocean off of the San Francisco, California coast. [ [http://www.topozone.com/map.asp?lat=37.82893 lon= 122.53841 datum=nad83 u=4 layer=DRG size=l s=1000 USGS] , 09 18 07] Notes …   Wikipedia

  • Gulf of California xeric scrub — The Gulf of California xeric scrub is a xeric shrubland ecoregion of Mexico s Baja California Peninsula. ettingThe Gulf of California xeric scrub covers an area of 23,600 square kilometers (9,100 square miles), lying on the eastern side of the… …   Wikipedia

  • Gulf of California harbour porpoise — kaliforninė jūrų kiaulė statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Phocoena sinus angl. California porpoise; cochito; Gulf of California harbour porpoise; Gulf of California porpoise; gulf porpoise; Pacific… …   Žinduolių pavadinimų žodynas

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