Sidra, Gulf of
or Gulf of Sirte or ancient Syrtis Major geographical name inlet of the Mediterranean on coast of Libya

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  • Sidra, Gulf of — or Gulf of Sirte Inlet of the Mediterranean Sea, north central coast, Libya. It extends 275 mi (443 km). In August the gulf s water temperature reaches 88 °F (31 °C), the warmest in the Mediterranean. It was the scene of the Battle of Sirte in… …   Universalium

  • Sidra,Gulf of — Sid·ra (sĭdʹrə), Gulf of An inlet of the Mediterranean Sea off northern Libya west of Benghazi. * * * …   Universalium

  • Sidra, Gulf of — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Gulf of Sirte — geographical name see Sidra, Gulf of …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Gulf of Gabès — seen from space The Gulf of Gabès (also Cabès, Cabes, Gaps,[1] Arabic: خليج قابس‎ ḫalīǧ qābis, also known as Lesser Syrtis (from …   Wikipedia

  • Gulf of Sidra — Syrtis Major redirects here. For the dark spot on Mars, see Syrtis Major Planum. Satellite image of the Gulf of Sirte (2007) …   Wikipedia

  • Gulf of Sidra incident (1989) — Infobox Military Conflict conflict=Gulf of Sidra incident (1989) caption=The lead F 14 has just destroyed the last remaining MiG 23. partof= date=January 4, 1989 place=Gulf of Sidra, Mediterranean Sea result=U.S. victory combatant1=… …   Wikipedia

  • Gulf of Sidra incident (1981) — Infobox Military Conflict conflict=Gulf of Sidra incident (1981) caption=Computer recreation of Fast Eagle 107 s AIM 9 Sidewinder about to hit a Libyan Su 22 partof= date=August 19, 1981 place=Gulf of Sidra, Mediterranean Sea result=U.S. victory… …   Wikipedia

  • Gulf of Sidra incident — There were two Gulf of Sidra incidents:*Gulf of Sidra incident (1981), US Libyan air engagement over territorial claim, 2 Libyan jets shot down by F 14 Tomcats from USS Nimitz . *Gulf of Sidra incident (1989), US Libyan air engagement over… …   Wikipedia

  • Gulf of Taranto — The Gulf of Taranto (Italian: Golfo di Taranto , Latin: Sinus Tarentinus ) is a gulf of the Ionian Sea, in southern Italy.The Gulf of Taranto is almost square, 140 km long and wide, and is delimited by the capes Santa Maria di Leuca (east,… …   Wikipedia

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