Strait
A strait is a naturally formed, narrow, typically navigable waterway that connects two larger bodies of water. It most commonly refers to a channel of water that lies between two land masses, but it ...
Strait - Wikipedia
Gebze-Orhangazi-Izmir motorway: Osman Gazi Bridge construction timelapse
The Osman Gazi suspension bridge is the jewel in the crown of the Gebze-Orhangazi-Ismir motorway. With a main span of 1,550m, it's the fourth-longest suspens...
US ships fire warning shots at Iranian vessels
Tensions rise in the Strait of Hormuz
Iranian Vessels Come Within 300 Yards Of US Destroyer
A US Navy official told CNN four Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps vessels conducted a "high-speed intercept" of the USS Nitze in waters near the Strait of Hormuz Tuesday, deeming the incident "unsafe...
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Magellan Reaches The Pacific - Nov 28 1520
On this day in History, Magellan reaches the Pacific on Nov 28, 1520. After sailing through the dangerous straits below South America that now bear his name, Portuguese navigator Ferdinand Magellan en...
US Sends Destroyer After Iran Seizes Ship
The US Navy has sent a destroyer toward the Persian Gulf after Iran took control of a Marshall Islands-flagged cargo ship it accused of trespassing in territorial waters. The ship, the M/V Maersk Tigr...
U.S.-Flagged Ship Intercepted By Iranian Patrol
A U.S.-flagged ship was recently intercepted by an Iran Revolutionary Guard naval patrol, the U.S. Navy revealed to CNN Tuesday. The incident occurred on Friday when four Iranian naval vessels surroun...
Video: Thousands gather along English Channel to witness 'tide of the century' Mont Saint-Michel
A record spring tide cuts off the Normandy island of Mont Saint-Michel, with thousands flocking to view the once-in-a-lifetime spectacle. The exceptionally high spring tide, swollen by a “supermoon” e...
List of straits
This List of straits is an appendix to the article strait. For "Strait of.." see "S", for "The.. " see the first letter of the word which follows the article.
List of straits - Wikipedia
Colville Channel
The Colville Channel is one of three channels connecting the Hauraki Gulf with the Pacific Ocean to the northeast of Auckland, New Zealand. It is the easternmost channel, lying between the southern en...
Croker Passage
Croker Passage (64°0′S 61°42′W / 64.000°S 61.700°W / -64.000; -61.700 61°42′W / 64.000°S 61.700°W / -64.000; -61.700) is a passage lying between the Chr...
Investigator Strait
Investigator Strait is a body of water lying between the Yorke Peninsula, on the Australian mainland, and Kangaroo Island in South Australia. It was named by Matthew Flinders after his ship, HMS Inves...
Palk Strait
The Palk Strait (Tamil: பாக் சலசந்தி) is a strait between the Tamil Nadu state of India and the Mannar district of the Northern Province of the island nation of Sri Lanka. It connects the Bay of B...
Palk Strait - Wikipedia
Tongass Passage
Tongass Passage is a strait on the Canada-United States border between Alaska and British Columbia, located on the southwest side of Wales Island. Wales Island, and Pearse Island, to its northeast, w...
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Hinks Channel
Hinks Channel (67°16′S 67°37′W / 67.267°S 67.617°W / -67.267; -67.617 67°37′W / 67.267°S 67.617°W / -67.267; -67.617) is an arc-shaped channel in the no...
Hazen Strait
The Hazen Strait (77°00′N 110°30′W / 77.000°N 110.500°W / 77.000; -110.500 (Hazen Strait) 110°30′W / 77.000°N 110.500°W / 77.000; -110.500࿯...
Magellan Reaches The Pacific - Nov 28 1520
On this day in History, Magellan reaches the Pacific on Nov 28, 1520. After sailing through the dangerous straits below South America that now bear his name, Portuguese navigator Ferdinand Magellan en...
List of waterways in Singapore
This is a List of waterways and other maritime features in Singapore: