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  GulfBase - General Facts about the Gulf of Mexico
The Gulf is bordered by the United States to the north (Florida, Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana, Texas), five Mexican states to the west (Tamaulipas, Veracruz, Tabasco, Campeche, Yucatan), and the island of Cuba to the southeast.
The Gulf of Mexico basin is a relatively simple, roughly circular structural basin approximately 1,500 km in diameter, filled in its deeper part with 10 to 15 km of sedimentary rocks that range in age from Late Triassic to Holocene (approximately 230 m.y.
The Gulf bottom of the region is characterized by sediment-covered folds that parallel the shore.
www.gulfbase.org /facts.php   (2399 words)

  
 Persian Gulf
Gulf bordering Iran, Iraq, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Qatar, United Arab Emirates and Oman, with an area of 240,000 km², a maximum depth of 90 metres, and an average depth is 50 metres.
Through the Strait of Hormuz, the gulf is connected to Gulf of Oman and the Arabian Sea.
The area of the Persian Gulf has slowly decreased during the last 6,000 years, when most of Kuwait and lower Iraq were part of the total basin.
i-cias.com /e.o/pers_glf.htm   (242 words)

  
 Gulf - Texas Ghost Town   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Gulf, also known as Old Gulf, Big Hill, and Gulf Hill, was near the junction of Boggy Creek and the Gulf, Colorado and Santa Fe Railway, sixteen miles south of Bay City in south central Matagorda County.
Gulf's population was reported at 1,500 through 1943, but by 1945 it had an estimated 300 residents and only one business.
Gulf was not shown on the 1989 county highway map.
www.ghosttowns.com /states/tx/gulf.html   (422 words)

  
 Iran - Persian Gulf History Information and Map
The Persian Gulf (Persian: خلیج فارس, Arabic: الخليج الفارسي) is an extension of the Gulf of Oman in between the Arabian Peninsula and Iran.
This inland sea of some 233,000 km² is connected to the Gulf of Oman in the east by the Strait of Hormuz, and its western end is marked by the major river delta of Arvand-Rud, which carries the waters of the Euphrates and the Tigris.
Countries with a coastline on the Persian Gulf are (clockwise, from the southeast): United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Qatar on a peninsula off the Saudi coast, Bahrain on an island, Kuwait and Iraq in the northwest, and Iran in the north.
www.iranian.ws /iran-online/persian_gulf.htm   (478 words)

  
 Gulf County Florida Government
Gulf County encompasses an area of 559 square miles.
Gulf County is bordered on the North by Calhoun County, on the West by Bay County, on the East by Franklin and Liberty Counties and on the South by the Gulf of Mexico.
Gulf County averages 82 degrees in the summer and 54 degrees in the winter.
www.gulfcountygovernment.com   (69 words)

  
 Gulf of Mexico - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The gulf's eastern, north, and northwestern shores lie within the United States of America (specifically, the states of Florida, Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana, and Texas); its southwestern and southern shores lie within Mexico (specifically, the states of Tamaulipas, Veracruz, Tabasco, Campeche, Yucatán, and Quintana Roo); on the southeast it is bordered by Cuba.
The total area of the Gulf of Mexico is approximately 615,000 mi² (1.6 million km²), the southern third of which lies within the tropics, and plunges to a depth of 2,080 fathoms (3804 m).
It is hypothesized that this impact was the asteroid that caused the extinction of the non-avian dinosaurs.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Gulf_of_Mexico   (1054 words)

  
 The Arabian Gulf
The Gulf is some 615 miles long and has a maximum width of 210 miles, with an area of about 93,000 square miles.
Another factor that facilitated trade in the Gulf was the construction of roads by the Mesopotamian civilizations northwards to connect the Gulf to the Mediterranean.
in the calm waters and shallow depths of the Gulf was an ancient pursuit.
www.sheikhmohammed.co.ae /english/history/history_gulf.asp   (1451 words)

  
 Gulf Coast Fisheries Coordination Office
In the Gulf the FWS is primarily concerned with restoration and management of anadromous fish.
The FWS and Gulf states began cooperative efforts to restore and maintain Gulf striped bass populations in the late 1960s, mainly through stocking of hatchery-raised fingerlings, and this effort continues today.
The Gulf sturgeon’s historic range was similar to the striped bass’, and populations declined similarly to the striped bass as well.
www.fws.gov /southeast/gulfcoast   (1051 words)

  
 Gulf Bank, Kuwait   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Gulf Bank, Kuwait’s second largest commercial bank, has reported a record net profit of USD263 million (KD76.1 million) for the first nine months of 2006, an increase of 25% over the corresponding period last year.
Gulf Bank has launched its revitalised Red youth program with a bold new look and a high-profile campaign of special customer events during the month of Ramadan.
Gulf Bank hosted a graduation party at Nino’s restaurant today for 150 students who successfully completed their summer internship with the Bank.
www.gulfbank-online.com   (232 words)

  
 Flight School - Gulf Aviation
Gulf Aviation was established in 1979 and has become a hallmark in aviation training throughout South Texas.
Gulf Aviation's personnel are carefully selected and thoroughly trained to insure a staff of experienced professionals.
Training programs at Gulf Aviation are carefully thought out and planned to meet the needs and requirements of the individual student.
www.gulf-aviation.net /Flight_School/FLTSCHOOL.HTM   (275 words)

  
 Gulf - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A gulf or bay is a part of a lake or ocean that extends so that it is surrounded by land on three sides.
Gulf is also a novella by Robert A. Heinlein.
JWA Gulf, the Gulf Oil sponsored, 1960s and 1970s motorracing team of John Wyer
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Gulf   (118 words)

  
 Persian Gulf Fact Sheet   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Persian Gulf, also known as the Arabian Gulf, is a 600-mile-long body of water which separates Iran from the Arabian Peninsula, and one of the most strategic waterways in the world due to its importance in world oil transportation.
Major offshore Persian Gulf oil fields include Khafji and Hout, both of which are connected to Saudi Arabia's Safaniyah, the world's largest offshore oilfield (with estimated reserves of 35 billion barrels).
U.S. gross oil imports from the Persian Gulf rose during 2003 to 2.5 million bbl/d (almost all of which was crude), from 2.3 million bbl/d in 2002.
www.eia.doe.gov /cabs/pgulf.html   (2142 words)

  
 USATODAY.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Gulf Stream is a part of this clockwise-rotating system of currents in the North Atlantic.
The countercurrent rejoins the Gulf Stream on its seaward side along the coast of Florida and the Carolinas.
The main Gulf Stream current continues north, veers to the east, passes close to the Grand Banks, south of Newfoundland, where it branches, says McCartney, into two currents: the North Atlantic and the Azores Currents.
www.usatoday.com /weather/wonderquest/gstream111500.htm   (832 words)

  
 Gulf Island Vacation Rentals Inc. - Rental accommodation on Pender Island, Salt Spring Island, Mayne Island, Galiano ...
The Gulf Islands are renowned for their Mediterranean climate and for their laid-back lifestyle.
Most of the Gulf Islands have trails and beaches to explore and many of the larger ones have kayak outfitters, public tennis courts and swimming pools, horseback riding, golf courses, disc golf and fishing charters.
Gulf Island Vacation Rentals offers a wide variety of homes from one room cozy cottages nestled in the woods to custom-designed waterfront homes with every conceivable luxury.
www.gulfislandvacationrentals.com   (519 words)

  
 Gulf High School History, Page 2   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Gulf High School was opened in 1923 and began with grades nine through twelve.
Gulf High School from the beginning offered a change in many ways from elementary grades; there was a janitor and a gymnasium for the sports.
The transfer and firing of teachers at Gulf High School was not agreed with in whole by the School Board at their meeting in Dade City on Tuesday and a resolution was passed urging the Trustees to change their recommendation that teacher-coach Al Lagano be dismissed because of not having a continuing contract.
www.gulfhigh.org /history2.html   (6647 words)

  
 USATODAY.com - Panel: Gulf War veterans have symptoms, but no syndrome   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
There is no evidence that a mystery illness known as Gulf War syndrome exists, a scientific panel has determined, though veterans of the relatively short conflict are more likely to be stricken with certain ailments.
The Department of Veterans Affairs, which supported the report and may use it to determine whether Gulf War veterans are eligible for special disability benefits, had not yet studied it and declined to discuss findings.
The report confirmed that Gulf War veterans have a higher prevalence of symptoms such as fatigue, memory loss, muscle and joint pain, and difficulties sleeping.
www.usatoday.com /news/washington/2006-09-12-gulf-war-illness_x.htm   (482 words)

  
 Gulf  Aviation - Harlingen, Texas   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Conveniently located across the airport from the main airline terminal, Gulf Aviation occupies the East side of the airport which includes our facilities, a customer lobby, weather radar, FSS briefing areas, conference rooms, pilot's lounge, passenger's lounge, snack area, restrooms, and storage hangars.
Gulf Aviation's rental fleet of airplane types consists of C-152, and C-172.
Gulf Aviation's FAA Part 141 and Part 61 approved school programs range from the Ab-Initio program, to flight training provided in conjunction with T.S.T.C. Harlingen campus' continuing education program, and the Marine Military Academy.
www.gulf-aviation.net   (368 words)

  
 Gulf Systems
Gulf Packaging is a leading distributor providing quality packaging equipment and supplies.
Gulf seeks to meet our customers' needs in a professional service oriented manner while maintaining superior quality products at very competitive prices.
Gulf's domestic steel strapping is made with pride in the USA to produce superior quality strapping which meet such specifications as ASTM D 3953, AAR, and USLM.
www.gulfpackaging.com /?trackcode=bizcom   (384 words)

  
 Gulf War
Frontline: Last Battle of the Gulf War - an absorbing, close-up look at the history and politics behind 'Gulf War Syndrome,' examining the key scientific and medical issues and showing why scientists conclude stress is the most likely explanation.
Gulf War Syndrome and Treason - complete discussion of Gulf War Syndrome, including its symptoms, possible origins, and the U.S. Government's involvement in biological warfare.
Gulf War: Excerpts from Alex and Mary's Diary - A chronology of the main events in Iraq's confrontation with the UN since 1991 Gulf War.
www.ability.org.uk /gulfwar.html   (1489 words)

  
 Gulfnews: About Gulfnews   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Founded in 1978 as tabloid format newspaper and was re-launched as a broadsheet in 1985 under the present management, and has grown steadily ever since.
In 2003 Gulf News joined an elite group of dailies around the world that have welcomed the importance of visual journalism as integral part of the news.
Gulf News is situated near interchange number 2 on Shaikh Zayed Road in Dubai.
www.gulfnews.com /aboutus/index.html   (244 words)

  
 Office of the Special Assistant for the Gulf War Illnesses
The letters are intended to provide new information to all veterans whose units may have been exposed to very low levels of chemical warfare agent resulting from the demolition of munitions at Khamisiyah.
Further investigation is necessary because sarin and cyclosarin have never been shown to cause cancer and this study only evaluated deaths during the first nine years after this possible exposure.
The Department of Veterans Affairs is continuing to conduct death rate studies of all Gulf War veterans.
www.gulflink.osd.mil   (351 words)

  
 Gulf Connexions
Gulf Connexions has a rigorous screening process for all prospective candidates with interviewing facilities available throughout the region.
Gulf Connexions has the most extensive database of experienced and qualified Informational Technology candidates available for regional deployment.
Gulf Connexions works closely with the region's leading blue chip organizations providing candidates with excellent career path development and unrivalled employment opportunities.
www.gulfconnexions.com   (147 words)

  
 Gulf High School, New Port Richey, Florida
Gulf high school head football coach Jay Fulmer was honored at the Bucs training facility on Nov. 1.
At the Pasco County Drill Meet held on Oct. 28, Gulf's students took first place in all physical events and second place overall in basic drill.
Some pages of the Gulf High School website are hosted by marlowe.net.
www.gulfhigh.org   (398 words)

  
 Gulf County Florida   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Being prepared for a disaster or emergency is a vital part of living on the Gulf Coast of Florida, and it is everyone's responsibility.
Gulf County Emergency Management has a variety of publications, information and tools available to assist the residents of and visitors to Gulf County, Florida, in order that those individuals would be better prepared for the types of emergencies or disasters typical to the county.
Gulf County Emergency Management is responsible for planning for emergency preparedness, response, recovery and mitigation efforts for all types of emergencies and disasters in Guld County, Florida.
www.gulfcountygovernment.com /emd.html   (371 words)

  
 The Gulf of Maine Times: Vol. 8 Num. 1
Gulf of Maine Council on the Marine Environment
The Gulf of Maine Research Institute (GMRI) plans to move into its new facility—the Gulf of Maine Research Laboratory—in January 2005.
The Gulf of Maine Research Laboratory is being built at 350 Commercial Street in downtown Portland, Maine.
www.gulfofmaine.org /times/spring2004/hub.html   (759 words)

  
 Gulf Islands National Seashore - Gulf Islands National Seashore (U.S. National Park Service)
Island beaches, sparkling waters, bayous, historic forts and recreational opportunities are plentiful in Gulf Islands National Seashore, the nation’s largest.
Gulf Islands protects a number of historic fortifications that represent the nation's coastal defense.
Gulf Islands National Seashore's barrier island habitats, offshore waters, and submerged resources offer a variety of recreational opportunities for people year-round.
www.nps.gov /guis   (296 words)

  
 Alabama Gulf Coast vacation travel guide to Orange Beach & Gulf Shores AL   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
A visit to Gulf Shores and Orange Beach offers the perfect balance of non-stop activity and lay-around-doing-nothing time.
Whether vacationing with family, escaping with the one you love, attending an annual convention or corporate retreat, you can choose from national hotel and motel chains, top-notch condominiums or a variety of beach house rentals.
Gulf Shores - Orange Beach is a place where you can slow down, let loose, rediscover yourself and savor your loved ones.
gulfshores.com   (275 words)

  
 Gulf Coast Main > Sierra Club   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Gulf Islands National Seashore is a thin necklace of pristine barrier islands off the coast of Mississippi.
Read first-hand stories from Sierra Club folks in the Gulf Coast about how their lives were affected by the 2005 hurricanes -- and the ensuing cleanup.
Citizens are ahead of their representatives, urging that funds should go toward rebuilding the Gulf Coast rather than wasting billions on unnecessary pork projects.
www.sierraclub.org /gulfcoast   (306 words)

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