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Black Sea is surrounded by land, still it is not a lake since Bosporus and Dardanelles Straits connect it to the Mediterranean Sea.
Surface water of the Black Sea is less saline and less dense, its temperature is close to that of air: warm in the summer, and very cold in the winter.
Tiny marine plants of the Black Sea swarming in the water column are grazed on by microscopic marine animals, zooplankton: protozoans like infusoria and amoebas, small crustaceans, many other marine invertebrates and their larvae.
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  Black Sea - MSN Encarta
It is connected with the Mediterranean (in the Aegean Sea) by the Bosporus, the Sea of Marmara, and the Dardanelles.
The Black Sea has a length of about 1,200 km (750 mi) from east to west, a maximum width of 610 km (380 mi), and an area (excluding its northern arm, the Sea of Azov) of about 436,400 sq km (168,500 sq mi).
The Crimea projects into the Black Sea from the north, forming the shallow Sea of Azov on the east and the Karkinitskiy Gulf on the west.
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  Black Sea - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
It is connected to the Mediterranean by the Bosphorus and the Sea of Marmara, and to the Sea of Azov by the Strait of Kerch.
The Caspian, Azov, Aral and Black Seas are the remnants of this evaporated basin.
The Black Sea is the world’s largest meromictic basin, with 90% of its volume occupied by anoxic waters.
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 Black Sea - MSN Encarta
It is connected with the Aegean Sea by the Bosporus, the Sea of Marmara, and the Dardanelles.
The Crimean Peninsula projects into the Black Sea from the north, forming the shallow Sea of Azov on the east and the Karkinitskiy Gulf on the west.
By the terms of the Treaty of Paris of 1856, which ended the Crimean War, the sea was opened to the commerce of all nations and was neutralized.
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 Black Sea: Facts and details from Encyclopedia Topic   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The mediterranean sea is a part of the atlantic ocean almost completely enclosed by land, on the north by europe, on the south by africa, and on the east...
Samsun is a city in northern turkey, on the coast of the fl sea, with a population of 396,900 as of 2004....
Mangalia (population:40,000) is a city and a port on the romanian coast of the fl sea....
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 Mass. Division of Marine Fisheries: Black Sea Bass - Species Profile
Black sea bass are fairly stout-bodied fish, with a long dorsal fin, and large pectoral and pelvic fins.
Black sea bass reproduce from February to July, with the spawning season starting earliest in the southern portion of their range and progressing northward as spring passes.
The sea bass catch report is sent out with the renewal license application at the end of the year and is due as a requirement to renew the license for the next year.
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 Black Sea
Sea is considered to be a residual basin of the Central European Tethys Sea, which existed from the end of the Paleozoic era to the Middle Tertiary period.
Sea are divided into two unequal layers: the upper layer, which extends to a depth of about 500 m, and the lower layer, from 500m to the bottom.
Sea region was settled by the ancestors of the eastern
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 Fish - Black Sea Bass
Black sea bass found north of Cape Hatteras are seasonally migratory, from a stock that is considered distinct from that south of the Cape.
Black sea bass have been captured as far north as the Chester River, but most fish encountered near the shore are juveniles (one to two years old).
Black sea bass are reported to live as long as 20 years and reach a maximum adult size of two feet.
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 Black Sea
It is connected to the Mediterranean Sea by the Bosporus and the Sea of Marmara, and to the Sea of Azov by the Strait of Kerch.
The Black Sea region is thought to have been the original homeland of "Proto-Indo-European", the progenitor of the Indo-European language family, by some scholars.
The Black Sea's water level raised many hundreds of feet, and it was transformed from a fresh-water landlocked lake into a salt water sea connected to the ocean.
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 RUSNET :: Encyclopedia :: B :: Black Sea
The Black Sea is enclosed by Ukraine on the north, Russia on the north-east, Georgia on the east, Turkey on the south, and Bulgaria and Romania on the west.
The Pontus Euxinus [hospitable sea] of the ancients, the Black Sea was navigated and its shores colonised by the Greeks between the 8th - 6th centuries BC and later by the Romans between 3rd - 1st centuris BC.
In the 13th century the Genoese established colonies on the Black Sea, and from the 15th to the 18th century it was a Turkish "lake".
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 Black Sea deluge theory - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Black Sea deluge is a hypothesized prehistoric flood that occurred when the Black Sea rapidly filled.
As the glaciers retreated, rivers emptying into the Black Sea reduced their volume and found new outlets in the North Sea, and the water levels lowered through evaporation.
The event flooded 60,000 mile² (155,000 km²) of land and significantly expanded the Black Sea shoreline to the north and west.
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 Black Sea Bottlenose Dolphin Proposal | The Humane Society of the United States
The proposal: To transfer the Black Sea population of the bottlenose dolphin (Tursiops truncatus ponticus) from Appendix II to Appendix I. (Submitted by Georgia.)
The worldwide demand for bottlenose dolphins for the captive display industry is high, and the Black Sea population meets a significant proportion of this demand.
Mortality of Black Sea bottlenose dolphins during capture, transport and captivity is high.
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 The Black Sea - travel information
Black Sea dolphins are genetically distinct from those found in the Mediterranean and Atlantic and an attempt was made by Georgia in 2002 to use the Convention on Trade in Endangered Species to outlaw all further trade in the bottlenose to prevent it from being wiped out.
This is phosphorescence of the sea, caused by plankton interacting in the water.
The sea is unique in having two layers, an oxygenated upper layer, about 200m deep, teeming with life, and a `dead' lower layer, where until recently nothing was thought to be able to survive.
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The Black Sea region is thought to been the original homeland (Urheimat) of " Proto-Indo-European " (PIE) the progenitor of the Indo-European language family by some scholars.
Black Sea's water level raised many hundreds feet and it was transformed from a landlocked lake into a salt water sea to the ocean.
Visibility in the Black Sea is average approximately 15 feet (as compared to to 100 feet (30 m) in the The land at the eastern end of Black Sea Colchis (now Georgia) marked for the Greeks an edge the known world.
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 Black Sea Geography
This major inland sea is bordered by six countries —; Romania and Bulgaria to the west; Ukraine, Russia, and Georgia to the north and east; and Turkey to the south.
The central Transylvanian Basin is separated from the lowlands of Moldavia on the east by the Carpathian Mountains and from the Walachian Plain on the south by the Transylvanian Alps.
Constanta is one of Romania's principal Black Sea ports.
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 Black Sea,Turkey-Adiyamanli.org
The Black Sea is connected to the distant waters of the Atlantic Ocean by the succession of the Bosporus (a strait at the Black Sea's southwestern corner), the Sea of Marmara, the Dardanelles, the Aegean Sea, and the Mediterranean Sea.
The newly formed Black Sea basin gradually became isolated from the ocean, its salinity was reduced, and it was slowly separated from the Caspian region.
Despite this anomaly, the Black Sea's uppermost waters supported abundant sturgeon, mackerel, and anchovy until the late 20th century, when the runoff of industrial and municipal wastes into the Danube, Dnieper, and other feeder rivers caused increasing levels of pollution and consequent reductions in fish populations.
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 The Black Sea
The Black Sea (map, satellite image) is a very strange body of water.
Except the depths of the Black Sea have a lot less stiffarming and scurrying, because the anoxic zone is lifeless...as lifeless as a Star Trek convention.
Therefore, as the Black Sea was the I-95 of the ancient world, the entire region is jam-packed with archaeology to be found.
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 Black Sea :: Golden Sands, Sunny Beach, Elenite, Duni, Albena
The Black Sea coast is also one of the best spa areas in the country where the combination of sea climate, mineral baths, hot springs, and curative mud adds to the possibilities of holiday enjoyment.
The picturesque resort of St. Konstantin is one of the oldest on the Black Sea coast.
Wooden houses built in the 19th century are typical of the Black Sea architecture of the period.
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 Bulgarian Properties... Why live on the Black Sea Coast
The eastern Bulgarian coast is washed by the Black Sea.
Black Sea coast is an established tourist area, with resorts such as Sunny Beach attracting tourists since the late 1950's.
Black sea coastal real estate offers the same kind of potential as the early days of the Spanish property boom.
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 Black Sea
The Black Sea is an inland sea, lying between southeastern Europe and Asia Minor.
The Black Sea has a length of about 750 miles from east to west, a maximum width of 380 miles and an area (excluding its northern arm, the Sea of Azov) of about 168,500 square miles.
The Black Sea is also noted for the lack of sharks and jellyfish, making it one of the safest bodies of water to enjoy swimming and diving in the world.
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 BSEC - Black Sea Economic Cooperation pact
The goals and principles embodied in the Summit Declaration of the Black Sea Economic Cooperation are in full conformity with the provisions of the United Nations Charter.
One of the basic objectives of the BSEC, proclaimed in the "Summit Declaration", is to ensure that the Black Sea becomes a sea of peace, stability and prosperity, encouraging friendly and good-neighborly relations.
Black Sea Economic Cooperation Council foreign ministers on Wednesday began their meeting in Thessaloniki by examining applications for membership from four new prospective members.
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 Black Sea Region, Turkey
The Black Sea Region covers approximately 18 percent of the land in Turkey, with a surface area of 141,000 km2.
The Black Sea Region, which gets its name and characteristics from the adjacent sea, extends from the border of Georgia in the east to the eastern edge of the Adapazari Plain in the west.
Sinop Province, a large portion of which is in the Western Black Sea Region with a small portion in the Central Black Sea Region, was founded on a peninsula extending into the sea.
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 Best Black Sea Hotels - Discount Hotels in Black Sea, Bulgaria
Location: Paradise Beach Holiday Village is situated in a beautiful sandy bay, admits splendid nature, 6 km north of the Sunny Beach resort and 30 km from the International Airport in the city of Bourgas.
They are equipped with: Air-conditioner, Telephone, Satellite TV, Shower/bathtub, Hair-dryer, Balcony overlooking the sea, or the forest.
The family rooms dispose also of two separate bedrooms and a living room, which are very convenient for families with children.
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 Black Sea Web = Environmental programmes in the Black Sea
Elaboration of a general model of the recent sedimentation pattern in the Black Sea and assessment of the relative importance of the anthropogenic input.
The project assists the Black Sea riparian states to develop monitoring and emergency response programmes for radionuclides in the marine environment and to assess key processes controlling the fate of contaminants in the Black Sea by using nuclear techniques.
The countries in the Black Sea region ranked radionuclides as a priority issue amongst marine pollutants on the basis of public concern related to the Chernobyl accident, the risk associated with some of nuclear facilities in the Black Sea basin, and possible waste related problems.
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 CNN.com - Oldest Black Sea shipwreck found - Jan. 16, 2003
It's the oldest shipwreck ever found in the Black Sea with relics from between the third and fifth centuries B.C. containing clues to the diet of ancient Greeks.
"The Black Sea was a vibrant crossroads of trade that was cut off from the world at the end of the Ottoman period, early last century," Hiebert said.
Some have suggested the rising sea levels that swamped these settlements may have given birth to the great flood stories in many cultures of the region.
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 Welcome to the Black Sea Journey - Chemistry and Biology page
Though there has been some recent improvement in the health of the Black Sea ecosystem, a major trend has been the replacement of several large, economically important fisheries with a system dominated by the gelatinous zooplankton (drifting animals) we call jellyfish and comb jellies.
In the 1970s, moon-jelly populations surged so powerfully in the Black Sea that scientists claimed this species of jellyfish, alone, was consuming 62% of all zooplankton produced in that body of water — food that previously supported important fisheries.
Mnemiopsis was first observed in the Black Sea in the early 1980s, where it is thought to have been transported and dropped by the ballast water of freighters arriving from distant shores in the western Atlantic.
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In many ways, the runaway serfs and peasants who settled these steppes north of the Black Sea were not unlike the American mountain men of the early 19th century.
The climate of the Black Sea is considered continental, with pronounced seasons.
Long-term signals in the Black Sea can be understood in terms of the response of an enclosed sea to changes in the Europe-North Atlantic climate system.
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