Syrtis Minor
geographical name — see gabes (Gulf of)

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Syrtis Minor — The Syrtis Minor is the Latin name used in Ancient Rome for the Gulf of Gabes in the Mediterranean Sea along the coast of North Africa. It spans roughly from modern day Tripoli to Sfax, Tunisia. Syrtis is referred to in the Bible in Acts 27:10 19 …   Wikipedia

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  • SYRTIS, MAJOR AND MINOR —    the ancient names of the Gulfs of Sidra and Cabes on the N. coast of Africa, the former between Tripoli and Barca, the latter between Tunis and Tripoli …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • List of Mars-crossing minor planets — A Mars crosser is an asteroid whose orbit crosses that of Mars. The known numbered Mars crossers are listed here. They include the two numbered Mars trojans 5261 Eureka and (101429) 1998 VF31. Many databases, for instance the Jet Propulsion… …   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 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

  • Classical albedo features on Mars — Mars, as seen through a small telescope, showing the patterns of colour known as albedo features. The classical albedo features of Mars are the light and dark features that can be seen on the planet Mars through an Earth based telescope. Before… …   Wikipedia

  • Golf von Gabès — 34.2310.615277777778 Koordinaten: 34° 13′ 48″ N, 10° 36′ 55″ O …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Golfe de Gabès — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Syrte (homonymie). Golfe de Gabès Image satellite du golfe de Gabès …   Wikipédia en Français

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