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  Gulf of Suez - Search Results - MSN Encarta
The northern end of the Red Sea is bifurcated by the Sinai Peninsula, creating the Gulf of Suez (Arabic : خليج السويس; transliterated : Khalyj as-Suways) in the west...
Arabic : kh alīju s-suways Gulf that is an arm of the Red Sea, touching Egypt, running between the mainland and the Sinai peninsula.
Gulf of Suez synonyms, Gulf of Suez antonyms.
encarta.msn.com /Gulf_of_Suez.html   (163 words)

  
  Suez - LoveToKnow 1911
SUEZ, a port of Egypt on the Red Sea and southern terminus of the Suez Canal, situated at the head of the Gulf of Suez in 29° 58' 37" N., 32° 31' 18" E. It is 80 m.
Suez is supplied with water by the fresh-water canal, which starts from the Nile at Cairo and is terminated at Suez by a lock which, north of the town, joins it to the gulf.
Suez is a quarantine station for pilgrims from Mecca; otherwise its importance is due almost entirely to the ships using the canal.
www.1911encyclopedia.org /Suez   (580 words)

  
 Suez Canal - Encyclopedia.com
After the Suez Canal was closed, many ships (especially tankers) were built that were too large for the canal, and alternate sea routes were used increasingly in world trade.
Suez: the canal before the crisis: Steve Morewood looks at the the Rise and Fall of British Dominance of the Suez Canal in the years 1882 to 1954.
Suez Canal is raking in the revenues: before the US invasion of Iraq last year, Egypt's Suez Canal Authority predicted that a fully-fledged war in the Middle East would disrupt regional maritime traffic, slashing canal revenues by 10% or more.
www.encyclopedia.com /doc/1E1-SuezCana.html   (1739 words)

  
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The meaning of Sûph is probably "reeds", and the title Yâm-Sûph (Sea of Reeds) appears to have been given originally to the upper end of the Gulf of Suez, which was probably shallow and marshy, and abounding in reeds.
the Gulf of Akabah, and not the Gulf of Suez, is that which the Hebrews crossed.
On the supposition that at that time the Gulf of Suez estended northward through the large Bitter Lake to the Timsah Lake, many writers maintain that the crossing was effected at a point between these two lakes then joined only by a shallow connexion.
www.catholic.org /printer_friendly.php?id=9884§ion=Encyclopedia   (592 words)

  
 EGYPT
Gulf of Suez: The Gulf of Suez basin stretches from Suez in the north to the coastal resort of Hurghada in the south.
The joint venture company, Gulf of Suez Petroleum (Gupco), which was set up with EGPC to exploit the field, went on to find the 750 mm Bbl July field in 1973 and then the 500 mm Bbl Ramadan field in 1974.
The Gulf of Suez is very mature and the giant fields are in decline.
www.energyfiles.com /afrme/egypt.html   (1075 words)

  
 NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Suez Canal
The canal comprises two parts, north and south of the Great Bitter Lake, linking the Mediterranean Sea to the Gulf of Suez on the Red Sea.
The Suez Canal (Arabic: قناة السويس, Qanā al-Suways), west of the Sinai Peninsula, is a 190-km-long (163 miles) and, at its narrowest point, 300-m-wide (984 ft) maritime canal in Egypt between Port Said (Būr Sa'īd) on the Mediterranean Sea, and Suez (al-Suways) on the Red Sea.
Suez Canal, artificial waterway running north to south across the Isthmus of Suez in northeastern Egypt; it connects the Mediterranean Sea with the Gulf of Suez, an arm of the Red Sea.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Suez-Canal   (671 words)

  
 USGS Open File Report OF99-50-A Red Sea Basin Province (Overburden Rock)
A burial history chart (Figure 6a) from the central Gulf of Suez near Ramadan field shows the Sudr Formation, currently at 5.5 km (18,000 ft) depth, generating oil 6 Ma when it was at a 4.6-km (15,000 ft) depth.
Thermal gradients in the Gulf of Suez basin range from 27° to 46° C/km (1.5° to > 2.5° F/100 ft), higher to the south and at rift margins and lower in deeper grabens (Alsharhan and Salah, 1997a; Schutz, 1994).
Gulf of Suez rifting peaked at "Mid-Rudeis" time, 18 Ma, and most pre-rift fault-block traps were thus formed, although reduced subsidence and lesser block rotation continue locally to the present.
greenwood.cr.usgs.gov /energy/WorldEnergy/OF99-50A/overburd.html   (1152 words)

  
 Suez | English | Dictionary & Translation by Babylon
SUEZ (, NYSE: SZE) is a leading French-based multinational corporation, with operations primarily in water, electricity and natural gas supply, and waste management.
In the early 2000s SUEZ owned some media and telecoms assets, but was in the process of disposing these.
Suez, port city in northeast Egypt at the southern end of the Suez Canal; Gulf of Suez; Isthmus of Suez
www.babylon.com /definition/Suez   (366 words)

  
  Satellite Images of Egypt - Sinai, Suez, Nile River
The sandy desert of the northwest Sinai Peninsula occupies the territory east of the canal, and the large dark area west of the canal is the eastern extent of the Nile River Delta.
The narrow swath of green extending east-west on the west side of the canal is a strip of irrigated farmland that borders the Ismailia Canal, which connects Cairo with the Suez Canal at the city of Ismailia.
Extending from the port city of Suez in the south to Port Said in the north, a distance of approximately 160 km, the canal connects the Red Sea with the eastern Mediterranean Sea.
egypt.africa-atlas.com /images.htm   (2195 words)

  
 Suez Canal
Suez Canal, an artificial waterway running north to south across the Isthmus of Suez in northeastern Egypt; it connects the Mediterranean Sea with the Gulf of Suez, an arm of the Red Sea.
The Suez Canal shortens considerably the distance between East and West, for instance, 86% of the distance between the Saudi Port of Jeddah to the Black Sea port of Canstanza is saved if compared to the route round the Cape of Good Hope.
The Egyptian government has always been keen on improving and developing the performance of the Suez Canal in order to cope with the steady increase in maritime transport due to the huge capacity of tankers, giant cargo vessels and the ever increasing number of ships crossing the canal.
www.geocities.com /freighterman.geo/suez.html   (653 words)

  
 Geomorphology: Chapter 2 Plate T-37
Uplift of the border area along the Gulf of Suez was not uniform, but diminished northward, thus preserving Tertiary and older sedimentary rocks around the northern end of the Gulf, and in the interior of the Sinai Peninsula.
As extension progressed in the Red Sea and the Gulf of Suez, deep chasms formed, and large elongate blocks broke from the adjacent walls and slumped into the void, Some blocks are several kilometers long and a few kilometers wide.
The linear edge of the graben between the Gulf of Aqaba and the Dead Sea is quite evident in the Plate and Figure T-37.1.
disc.gsfc.nasa.gov /geomorphology/GEO_2/GEO_PLATE_T-37.shtml   (989 words)

  
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The outcomes have revealed that the Suez Gulf area is one of the best all over the world to produce wind electricity.
The area in the west of Gulf of Suez is considered as one of the best uninhabited desert region that can host about 20000 MW installed capacities of wind farms.
It is worthy to mention that the Gulf of Suez region is found to be in the pathway of the migrating birds from east and west Europe to the warm regions in the east and middle Africa in autumn season, and during their journey back home in the Spring.
www.nrea.gov.eg /english/page71e.htm   (789 words)

  
 Suez Canal, Egypt - Encyclopedia of Earth
The Suez Canal, Egypt (29°55’ North, 32°33’ East) is one of the world's most important waterways and its Sumed Pipeline is considered a significant geographic oil transit chokepoints from the Red Sea to the Mediterranean Sea.
The Suez Canal is west of the Sinai Peninsula and serves as a two-way water transport route between Europe and Asia.
The Suez Canal was reclaimed by the Egyptians in the 1973 Arab-Israeli War and was reopened in 1975.
www.eoearth.org /article/Suez_Canal,_Egypt   (464 words)

  
 Persian Gulf Fact Sheet   (Site not responding. Last check: )
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)

  
 GardeningDaily - Suez Canal
The Suez Canal (Arabic, Qanā al-Suways), west of the Sinai Peninsula, forms a 163 km (118 miles) ship canal in Egypt between Port Said (Būr Sa'īd) on the Mediterranean and Suez (al-Suways) on the Red Sea.
In 1300 BC a "Suez Canal" was dug between the River Nile and the Mediterranean Sea.
In 1854, having obtained a royal concession from Said on the evening of 15 November (the formal paperwork arrived on 30 November 1854), the Suez Canal was built again between 25 April 1859 and 1869 by the Compagnie universelle du canal maritime de Suez (Universal Suez Ship Canal Company) led by Ferdinand de Lesseps.
www.gardeningdaily.com /flowers-and-plants/Suez_Canal   (991 words)

  
 HORMUZ - Satellite Images - Sinai and Red Sea   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Gulf of Aqaba is body of water in right center of photography separating the Sinai Peninsula and the Arabian Peninsula.
Gulf of Aqaba is on east side of Sinai Peninsula.
The Suez Canal, at the top of the scene just to the right of the Delta, connects the Mediterranean Sea with the Gulf of Suez on the west side of the Sinai Peninsula and the Gulf of Aqaba is on the west where they both flow into the Red Sea.
www.dataxinfo.com /hormuz/sinai.htm   (240 words)

  
 Gulf of Suez - MSN Encarta
Gulf of Suez, arm of the Red Sea, northeastern Egypt, between the Sinai Peninsula and the Arabian Desert.
It has a length of 290 km (180 mi) with a breadth of 25 to 55 km (15 to 35 mi).
At its northern end, which is the extreme northern end of the Red Sea, the Gulf of Suez is connected with the Mediterranean Sea by the Suez Canal.
encarta.msn.com /encyclopedia_761554476/Gulf_of_Suez.html   (91 words)

  
 Egyptvoyager.com: Formation and Structure of the Red Sea Coast - Egypt
The Red Sea extends from the Gulf of Suez and Gulf of Aqaba in the north, to the narrow straits of the Bab al-Mandab - the Gate of Sorrows - where the Sea joins the Indian Ocean.
The Egyptian Red Sea coastline includes the Gulf of Suez, the west coast of the Gulf of Aqaba and the northernmost third or so of the west coast of the Red Sea itself.
The Gulf of Suez is connected to the Mediterranean through the Suez Canal in northern Egypt, which makes it an important shipping route.
www.egyptvoyager.com /redsea_formation.htm   (577 words)

  
 Walsh Announces Lockheed Martin Project For Vessel Traffic Information Management in Gulf of Suez
The Gulf of Suez VTIMS project along with the Gulf of Aqaba VTIMS project, established by Egypt and Lockheed Martin last year, are designed to protect precious natural resources and ensure economic stability and growth for Egypt and the region.
The Gulf of Suez is 175 nautical miles north and south, from Suez Bay to the entrance to the Strait of Gubal, and varies in width from 10 to 30 nautical miles.
The Gulf is home to 12 major oil fields, 8 ports with oil terminals, 20 to 30 operating oil platforms and 150 to 200 well heads.
www.prnewswire.com /cgi-bin/stories.pl?ACCT=105&STORY=/www/story/11-13-97/359371   (835 words)

  
 Persian Gulf Online
During the Iran-Iraq War, oil tankers were attacked in the Persian Gulf by both Iraq and Iran, leading in part to the U.S. decision in 1987 to "reflag" Kuwait tankers and also to increase U.S. naval forces in the Persian Gulf.
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 19 billion barrels).
U.S. gross oil imports from the Persian Gulf fell during 2002, to around 2.3 million bbl/d (almost all of which was crude), from 2.8 million bbl/d in 2001.
www.persiangulfonline.org /interestgroups/oilfacts.htm   (2283 words)

  
 SUEZ, GULF OF,
At its N end, which is the extreme N end of the Red Sea, the Gulf of Suez is connected with the Mediterranean Sea by the Suez Canal.
Video 51 min - The Suez Canal, a 100 miles of artificial waterway connecting the Mediterranean and Red Seas, was opened in 1869 and established as an international waterway.
The Suez Canal, a 100 miles of artificial waterway connecting the Mediterranean and Red Seas, was opened in 1869 and established as an international waterway.
www.history.com /encyclopedia.do?articleId=223323   (451 words)

  
 Geomorphology: Chapter 2 Plate T-37
Uplift of the border area along the Gulf of Suez was not uniform, but diminished northward, thus preserving Tertiary and older sedimentary rocks around the northern end of the Gulf, and in the interior of the Sinai Peninsula.
As extension progressed in the Red Sea and the Gulf of Suez, deep chasms formed, and large elongate blocks broke from the adjacent walls and slumped into the void, Some blocks are several kilometers long and a few kilometers wide.
The linear edge of the graben between the Gulf of Aqaba and the Dead Sea is quite evident in the Plate and Figure T-37.1.
daac.gsfc.nasa.gov /geomorphology/GEO_2/GEO_PLATE_T-37.shtml   (963 words)

  
 Trade and Finance: Egypt Discovers More Oil in Gulf of Suez
A series of discoveries over a wide area of the Gulf of Suez has drawn attention again to the still considerable potential of Egypt's premier oil source.
The Petroleum Economist reports that the main Gulf of Suez producer, Gulf of Suez Petroleum Company, has made a "significant" discovery of crude at the veteran El Morgan field.
The final discovery was made in Conoco's Hurghada concession at the southern extremity of the gulf where its waters meet those of the Red Sea.
www.wrmea.com /backissues/0289/8902020.htm   (1177 words)

  
 gulf of suez map and map of the gulf of suez depth size history information page
The far northern end of the Red Sea is divided into two parts (gulfs) by the Sinai Peninsula; in the west the Gulf of Suez, and in the east the Gulf of Aqaba.
The Gulf of Suez, an important shipping route for oil and other products, lies along the edges of the African country of Egypt and the Sinai Peninsula.
The Gulf of Suez is approximately 195 miles (314 km) in length.
worldatlas.com /aatlas/infopage/gulfofsuez.htm   (269 words)

  
 USGS Open File Report 99-50-A Red Sea Basin Province (Source Rocks)
In the Gulf of Suez, Brown/Duwi thicknesses are 25-70 meters.
Source rocks as young as middle Miocene (Belayim) are mature in the deep Gemsa trough of the southwestern Gulf of Suez and in the Midyan basin of the northeastern Red Sea of Saudi Arabia (Alsharhan and Salah, 1997a).
Other Upper Cretaceous to Eocene carbonates and shales in the Gulf of Suez (Abu Qada, Matulla, Esna, Thebes, Khababa) are claimed as identifiable or nominated as potential contributing source rocks in the Gulf of Suez and are at maturity levels similar to the Brown/Duwi Limestone.
greenwood.cr.usgs.gov /energy/WorldEnergy/OF99-50A/source.html   (1398 words)

  
 Al-Ahram Weekly | Economy | Ain Al-Sokhna boom
The northwest Gulf of Suez is earmarked for immense development.
Ain Al-Sokhna, located in the northwest of the Gulf of Suez is about to witness accelerated development which, experts believe, will turn the area into a major attraction for foreign direct investment (FDI).
Although the northwest Gulf of Suez appears to suddenly be the scene of very ambitious plans, development is not all new to the area.
weekly.ahram.org.eg /2006/816/ec2.htm   (986 words)

  
 The Israelites Crossed the Red Sea at the Gulf of Aqaba and Mount Sinai is in Arabia
Therefore they could not have gone down the Western coast of the Gulf of Suez, since this coast was a part of Egypt and they had already left the place.
Plainly this is the estuary of the gulf of Aqaba.
If you look on the west coast of the gulf, in the bottom third of the map (to the left of the letter 'A' where it says Aqaba in the water), this is where Nuweiba beach is, the other suspected crossing site.
www.truebiblecode.com /understanding249.html   (5049 words)

  
 Persian Gulf - Encyclopedia of Earth
Countries with a coastline on the Persian Gulf, called the Persian Gulf States or the Gulf States, are (clockwise, from the north): Iran (Persia), United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Qatar on a peninsula off the Saudi coast, Bahrain on an island, and Kuwait and Iraq in the northwest.
Today the Gulf is one of the most strategic waterways in the world due to its importance in world oil transportation.
The Persian Gulf region was the center of two conflicts involving Iraq and U.S.-led coalitions in the late 20th and early 21st century.
www.eoearth.org /article/Persian_Gulf   (821 words)

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