Major Straits of the World that (Connect & Separate)

Major Straits of the World (Connects)

S.

Name

Connects

Location

1

Malacca Strait

Andaman Sea & South China Sea

Indonesia-Malaysia

2

Palk Strait

Bay of Mannar & Bay of Bengal

India-Sri Lanka

3

Sunda Strait

Java Sea & Indian Ocean

Indonesia

4

Yucatan Strait

Gulf of Mexico and Carribean Sea

Mexico-Cuba

5

Mesina Strait

Mediterranean Sea

Italy-Sicily

6

Otranto Strait

Adriatic Sea & Ionian Sea

Italy-Albania

7

Bab-el-Mandeb Strait

Red Sea & Gulf of Aden (Arabian Sea)

Yemen-Djibouti

8

Cook Strait

S. Pacific Ocean (Tasman Sea)

New Zealand (N & S island)

9

Mozambique Channel

Indian Ocean

Mozambique -Madagascar

10

North Channel

Irish Sea & Atlantic Ocean

Ireland-England

11

Taurus Strait

Arafura Sea & Gulf of Papua

Papua New Guinea-Australia

12

Bass Strait

Tasman Sea & South Sea

Australia

13

Bering Strait

Bering Sea & Chuksi Sea

Alaska-Russia

14

Bonne-Fasio Strait

Mediterranean Sea

Corsika-Sardinia

15

Bosporous Strait

Black Sea & Marmara Sea

Turkey

16

Dardenleez Strait

Marmara Sea and Agean Sea

Turkey

17

Davis Strait

Baffin Bay & Atlantic Ocean

Greenland - Canada

18

Denmark Strait

N. Atlantic & Arctic Ocean

Greenland-Iceland

19

Dover Strait

English Channel & North Sea

England-France

20

Florida Strait

Gulf of Mexico and Atlantic Ocean

USA-Cuba

21

Hormuz Strait

Gulf of Persia & Gulf of Oman

Oman-Iran

22

Hudson Strait

Gulf of Hudson & Atlantic Ocean

Canada

23

Gibraltar Strait

Mediterranean Sea & Atlantic Ocean

Spain-Morocco

24

Magellan Strait

Pacific ocean and S. Atlantic Ocean

Chile

25

Makkassar Strait Tsungaru Strait

Java Sea and Celebes Sea

Indonesia

26

Tsungaru Strait

Japan Sea & Pacific Ocean

Japan (Hokkaido-Honshu Island)

27

Tatar Strait

Japan Sea & Okhotsk Sea

Russia (Between Sakhalin Island and Asian mainland)

28

Foveaux Strait

S. Pacific Ocean (Tasman Sea & Java Sea)

New Zealand (between S. Island- Stewari Island)

29

Formosa Strait

S. China Sea & E. China Sea

China-Taiwan

30

 Luzon

Philippine Sea to the South China Sea in the western Pacific Ocean

Taiwan and Luzon island of the Philippines

31

Korea

East China Sea, the Yellow Sea and the Sea of Japan in the northwest Pacific Ocean

South Korea and Japan

32

Tokra

East China Sea to Pacific Ocean

Japan

33

Belle Isle

separates the Labrador Peninsula from the island of New foundland

Canada

34

Karimata

South China Sea to the Java Sea

Separates the Indonesian islands of Sumatra and Borneo

35

Tsushima

Japan Sea, Yellow and East China Sea

Korea and Japan

 

Major Straits of the World (Separates)

Strait

Separates

Ocean / Sea

Bering

Russia and the United States

Atlantic Ocean to with the Bering Sea

Gibraltar

Gibraltar Gibraltar and Peninsular Spain in Europe from Morocco in Africa.

Atlantic Ocean to the Mediterranean Sea

Dover

Great Britain (England) from continental Europe (France)

North Sea-English Channel (Atlantic Ocean)

Malacca

Malay Peninsula and the Indonesian island of Sumatra

Indian Ocean (Bay of Bengal) and the Pacific Ocean (Java Sea)

Florida

Florida Keys and Cuba

Gulf of Mexico and the Atlantic Ocean

Palk

India and Sri Lanka

Bay of Bengal and Arabian Sea

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