Kuria Muria Islands
geographical name islands Oman in Arabian Sea off SW coast area 28 square miles (73 square kilometers), population 85

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  • Arabian Sea — the NW arm of the Indian Ocean between India and Arabia. * * * Northwestern part of the Indian Ocean, lying between India and the Arabian Peninsula. It has an area of about 1,491,000 sq miles (3,862,000 sq km) and an average depth of 8,970 feet… …   Universalium

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