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  Bay of Bengal - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Bay of Bengal is a bay that forms the northeastern part of the Indian Ocean.
It resembles a triangle in shape, and is bordered on the east by Malay Peninsula, and on the west by India.
The Sundarbans mangrove forest is formed at the delta of the Ganga, Brahmaputra and Meghna rivers on the Bay of Bengal.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Bay_of_Bengal   (290 words)

  
 BANGLAPEDIA: Bay of Bengal   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Geographical characteristics Hydrological conditions surface hydrology of the Bay of Bengal is basically determined by the monsoon winds and to some extent by the hydrological characteristics of the open part of the Indian Ocean.
In the coastal region of the Bay and in the northeastern part of the Andaman Sea where a significant influence of river water is present, the temperature and salinity are seen to be different from the open part of the Bay.
In the central part of the Bay of Bengal, the anticyclone circulation is generated and in the centre of this lies the zone of convergence.
www.banglapedia.org /HT/B_0361.HTM   (2307 words)

  
 Kids.Net.Au - Encyclopedia > Bay of Bengal   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The Bay of Bengal is a sea that forms the northeastern part of the Indian Ocean.
It resembles a triangle in shape, and is bordered on the east by the Malay Peninsula, and on the west by the Indian subcontinent.
Many major rivers of India flow west to east into the Bay of Bengal: in the north, the Ganges River (or Ganga), Meghna[?] and Brahmaputra rivers, and in the south Mahanadi[?], Godavari, Krishna and Kaveri (sometimes written as Cauvery) rivers.
www.kids.net.au /encyclopedia-wiki/ba/Bay_of_Bengal   (193 words)

  
 Bay of Bengal - LoveToKnow 1911
BAY OF BENGAL, a portion of the Indian Ocean, resembling a triangle in shape, lying between India and Burma.
wide extending from the island of Ceylon and the Coromandel coast to the head of the bay, and thence southwards through a strip embracing the Andaman and Nicobar islands, is bounded by the ioo fathom line of sea bottom; some 50 m.
The bay receives many large rivers, of which the most important are the Ganges and Brahmaputra on the north, the Irrawaddy on the east, and the Mahanadi, Godavari, Kistna and Cauvery on the west.
www.1911encyclopedia.org /Bay_of_Bengal   (240 words)

  
 Bay of Bengal
The Bay of Bengal is the northeastern part of the Indian Ocean, located between the Indian peninsular in the west and Burma (Myanmar) to the east.
The central surface circulation of the Bay of Bengal is characterized by a large cyclonic gyre surrounded by anti cyclonic cells influenced from fresh water.
The Bay of Bengal is influenced by the wet southwest summer Monsoon and the colder, dryer continental northeast Monsoon during winter.
www.lighthouse-foundation.org /index.php?id=144&L=1&type=98   (637 words)

  
 Bengal, Bay of - HighBeam Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Sediment from the rivers has made the bay a shallow sea, and the waters have reduced the salinity of surface waters along the shore.
Pollution Threatens Marine Fisheries in Bay of Bengal.
32 Bangladeshi fishermen drown in Bay of Bengal.
www.encyclopedia.com /doc/1E1-bengal-b1.html   (209 words)

  
 The Bay of Bengal   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The Bay of Bengal is much more than the eastern segment of the Indian Ocean; the maritime region encompassing the countries around the littoral of the Bay always maintained a thriving contact through movement of trade, people, religious, cultural and political missions, which gave the region an autonomous character.
The Bay of Bengal was a linking factor between the countries bordering on it and the cultural and trade links forged by the Bay stretched from China to the east, to West Asia and Africa to the west.
The close cultural contact among the countries in the region was reflected in the export of Indian textiles with Indian motifs to Thailand (L. Varadarajan) and the religious and scholarly exchanges between the Lankan sangha and the Rakhine and Burmese Theravadin communities (C. Raymond).
www.iias.nl /iiasn/iiasn5/soutasia/bengal.html   (615 words)

  
 Bay of Bengal
The Bay of Bengal is the expanse of water bordered by the present-day countries India, Myanmar (Burma), Thailand (Siam) and Malaysia and during the First World War.
The direct naval threat to shipping in the Bay of Bengal declined by the end of 1914 but throughout the war there always remained the possibility of German commerce raiders stalking the shipping routes.
Shipping in the bay was heavily controlled during the latter half of 1915, and vessels of all sizes were stopped and searched on a wide scale.
www.awm.gov.au /units/place_503688.asp   (244 words)

  
 Bay of Bengal in India   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The Bay of Bengal, a sea in the north-eastern arm of the Indian Ocean, is located between 5°N and 22°N latitudes and 80°E and 100°E longitudes.
Triangular in shape, it is bordered by Sri Lanka and India in the west, Bangladesh in the north, Myanmar and Thailand in the east, and the southern part extends to Andaman and Nicobar Islands.
The Bay of Bengal has an area of about 2.2 million sq km and the average depth is 2,600 m with a maximum depth of 5,258 m.
www.india9.com /i9show/45841.htm   (140 words)

  
 Bay Arabian - AskTheBrain.com
The Bay of Bengal, the Indian Ocean and the Arabian Sea all meet here and it also happens to be the southernmost point of mainland India; the next landfall to the south is all penguins and frozen meteorologists.
The south is surrounded by the Bay of Bengal, the Indian Ocean and the Arabian Sea on all three sides, and the mighty Himalayan range binds the north.
The Andaman and Nicobar Islands in the Bay of Bengal and Lakshadweep in the Arabian Sea are parts of the Indian Territory.
www.askthebrain.com /arabian_bay-.html   (362 words)

  
 Rains at bay | News | Down To Earth magazine
The meeting deliberated upon the existing knowledge on the Bay of Bengal and its land-atmosphere linkages.
The Bay of Bengal’s low-salinity zone is therefore a layer of less dense water that floats above denser waters below.
The Bay of Bengal does have an abundance of phytoplankton, but the productivity of these creatures is only one-fourth of that found in the Arabian Sea.
www.downtoearth.org.in /full6.asp?foldername=20060215&filename=news&sid=4&page=2&sec_id=4   (494 words)

  
 Bengal Cat Breed History   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Bengal Cats are a breed of domestic cat that mirrors the beauty of spotted wild-cats and yet makes a great house-pet.
Bengals are often selected as pets by previous dog owners, since they are often more sociable and playful than some other breeds of cats.
Bengals are outgoing and enjoy games and interaction with their humans.
www.bengalcat.net /history.htm   (802 words)

  
 LME 34 - Bay of Bengal
In most of the countries surrounding the Bay of Bengal, clear policies, appropriate strategies and measures for the sustainable management of the fishery resources are weak.
Issues of ecosystem health that are common throughout the region are: environmental stresses on the Bay of Bengal’s water quality; the degradation of many of the coral, mangrove, wetland and seagrass bed habitats that support fisheries; and the use of fishing gear that may affect the long-term sustainability of the fisheries resource.
It became operational in 1979 and involves all the countries bordering the Bay of Bengal with the exception of Myanmar.
na.nefsc.noaa.gov /lme/text/lme34.htm   (1842 words)

  
 Another trough in Bay of Bengal
The weather office in Chennai said a new, feeble trough of low pressure lay over southwest Bay off the Tamil Nadu coast and under its influence, many places in the state and Pondicherry were likely to receive rain or thundershowers during the next 48 hours.
There would be isolated heavy downpour in the state and the Union Territory in the same period, the weather office said adding, the city and suburbs would be cloudy with one or two spells of rain.
Sources in the weather office, however, refused to attach much significance to the trough of low pressure, saying it was usual during the monsoon and that the rains were only "seasonal rains".
www.rediff.com /news/2005/dec/12bay.htm   (264 words)

  
 Fishing Boats Of Bay Of Bengal
Bay of Bengal a northern extended arm of the indian ocean, is located between latitudes 5??????N and 22??????N and longitudes 80??????E and 100??????E. Fishing the hydrological conditions of the Bay of Bengal is favourable for a variety of...
India sends patrol boats to the Bay of Bengal after reports that Indian fishermen were attacked by a group of Thai vessels.
of Pondicherry (on the Bay of Bengal in Southeast...
www.fishing-boat-resources.com /fishing-boats-33/fishing-boats-of-bay-of-bengal.html   (997 words)

  
 OhioLINK ETD: Salahuddin, Ahmed
The SST over the Bay of Bengal was positively correlated with the June rainfall in Bangladesh, especially highly correlated with the Comilla station.
The SST over the Bay of Bengal was important at 89°, 93°, and 95° longitudes for predicting the June rainfall in Bangladesh.
From the present study it was evident that full understanding of the physical linkage of SST over the Bay of Bengal with the ABMR is unclear.
www.ohiolink.edu /etd/view.cgi?ohiou1090943747   (431 words)

  
 Effects of river inputs into the Bay of Bengal
The effect of river runoff in the Bay of Bengal is examined using a reduced gravity primitive equation ocean model coupled to an atmospheric boundary layer model.
With the inclusion of river discharges more heat is absorbed by the ocean, but sea surface temperatures are slightly cooler in the bay because of enhanced entrainment cooling of the shallower mixed layer, enhanced penetrative radiation, and an enhanced effect of latent heat loss on the temperature tendency.
The effect of riverine input in the bay is not confined to the surface waters.
www.agu.org /pubs/crossref/2001/2000JC000656.shtml   (513 words)

  
 The Bay of Bengal Community
It is not necessary to expatiate on the common advantages of the proposed Bay of Bengal Community to the littoral states in terms of benefits in the spheres of communication, infrastructure, energy, trade, investment, tourism and fisheries.
The other littoral states of the Bay of Bengal Community might be averse to any initiative which might arouse undue Chinese concerns.
If the idea of the proposed Bay of Bengal Community has to develop successfully, one has to be sensitive to any misgivings of China and the US.
www.saag.org /papers3/paper215.htm   (701 words)

  
 Bay of bengal   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
South and Southeast Asia: The Bay of Bengal Trade and Civilization in Early Modern Times In the aftermath of World War II the Bay-of-Bengal area found itself divided into South and Southeast Asia on the south-west, the country of Bangladesh on the east, and the Bay of Bengal on the south.
Site Search Engine West Bengal is long and narrow, running from the delta of the Ganges River system at the Bay of Bengal in the south to the heights of the Himalayas at Darjeeling in the north.
In the south lies the Bay of Bengal and to the northeast lies the broad mass of the Assam Range on the Shillong It is the most densely populated agricultural nation on earth.
www.wrfound.org.uk /13218+bay+of+bengal.aspx   (192 words)

  
 BAY OF BENGAL CYCLONES   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Bangladesh is located on the Bay of Bengal in southern Asia and is infamous for its frequent floods and violent cyclones.
Cyclones affect both the Bay of Bengal and the Arabian Sea.
The funnel shape whirlwind emerging in the Bay of Bengal generates cyclones and hit the coastal belts of Bangladesh.
www.i-f-e.de /bayofbengalcyclones   (296 words)

  
 TIBCS - The Foundation Bengal Cat
The origin of the Bengal breed began with the cross between The Asian Leopard Cat (ALC) and the domestic cat.
The commitment to a Foundation Bengal must be considered to be life-long because while they may not bond to all people, if they do, it is usually passionately intense and breaking this bond can destroy the spirit of the cat.
The Foundation Bengal is not predisposed to being aggressive but when faced with an uncomfortable situation (often involving loud noises, quick movements, or strange people or situations), they typically show a shyness and look for a safe and quiet place.
www.bengalcat.com /aboutbengals/foundation.aspx   (942 words)

  
 Bay Of Bengal   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The Bay of Bengal is located off Eastern India and Western Myanmar and is division of the Indian Ocean.
Bay of Bengal - A-to-Z Geography - DiscoverySchool.com
Bay of Bengal is the northern part of the Indian Ocean, bordering on India, Bangladesh,
www.virtualology.com /thesevenseas/BAYOFBENGAL.ORG   (377 words)

  
 bay of bengal   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Many major rivers of India flow west to east into the Bay of Bengal: in the north, the Ganges River (or Ganga), Meghna and Brahmaputra rivers, and in the south Mahanadi, Bengal, 156 km south of the Kolkata, for a dip in the juncture of the river Ganges and the Bay of Bengal.
With the Thar Desert to its West, Deccan Plateau at its poesia Pagina with poesias duct Tuesday, September 13, 2005 Bay of Bengal The Bay of Bengal is a bay that forms the northeastern part of the Indian Ocean.
Hersfeld Shuttle Feeder Operator in the Bay of Bengal Flag : Cyprus : Class : LR: Built : 1988 : DWT : 13226View of Bangladesh from space, showing the Padma (Ganges) and Jamuna Rivers flowing together before The Bay of Bengal is a bay that forms the northeastern part of the Indian Ocean.
www.gemisis.co.uk /57022.asp   (310 words)

  
 The Portuguese in Bengal. History of Ugolim (Hoogli),Meliapore (Sao Tome),Chittagong, Dianga, Dakha...
In the Bay of Bengal there was a rather peculiar form of Portuguese settlements.
The first settlement in the Gulf of Bengal was established in Orissa, at Pipli, by some Portuguese escaped from Sao Tomè in 1514.
The Portuguese settlements in the Bay of Bengal reached their apogee in the first decade of XVII century.
www.colonialvoyage.com /bengal.html   (2029 words)

  
 Bay Of Bengal Programme
The Bay of Bengal Programme Inter-Governmental Organisation (BOBP-IGO) has evolved from the erstwhile Bay of Bengal Programme of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.
The establishment of the BOBP-IGO was conceived during the early stages of the Third Phase of the BOBP (1994 — 2000) and finally endorsed through a resolution at the 24th Meeting of the Advisory Committee of the erstwhile BOBP, held at Phuket, Thailand in October 1999 (Phuket Resolution).
The BOBP-IGO is a unique regional fisheries body, specifically mandated to assist the member countries in increasing the livelihood opportunities and improving the quality of life of the small-scale/ artisanal fisher folk in the Bay of Bengal region (Click here for Map).
www.bobpigo.org /aboutbobp.htm   (291 words)

  
 BENGAL, BAY OF - Online Information article about BENGAL, BAY OF   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
BAY OF, a portion of the See also:
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The islands in the bay are very numerous, including the Andaman, Nicobar and See also:
encyclopedia.jrank.org /BEC_BER/BENGAL_BAY_OF.html   (328 words)

  
 Bay Island Driftwood Museum
The collections in the museum are from the serene beaches of the Islands, situated in Bay of Bengal.
The admirers and connoisseurs of this rare and innovative form of art frequent the Bay Island Driftwood Museum.
The student community finds the art form adopted in the preparation of the exhibits in the museum interesting and educative as the museum inculcates in them the qualities of imagination, creativity, originality and initiation to produce useful articles out of materials normally considered waste.
www.bay-island-museum.com /home.htm   (375 words)

  
 The Bay Of Bengal Large Marine Ecosystem Programme
The regional programme addressed common problem areas in the Bay of Bengal — such as fishing technology, post-harvest fisheries and coastal fishery resource management — and evolved from a technology-driven programme to one with a socio-economic orientation.
I believe that this broad consultation process at the national level has strengthened the capacity of a core group of stakeholders in the eight participating countries to understand and address the complex national and regional issues surrounding the sustainable management of the Bay of Bengal.
You will now be preparing a Logical Framework which will guide future project preparation and development of the Project Brief to improve the environmental health of the Bay and meet the needs of the people whose livelihoods depend on the resources of the Bay of Bengal.
www.fao.org /world/regional/rap/speeches/2004/20040427.html   (750 words)

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