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  Red Sea Hotels, Resorts, Scuba diving, surfing and other activities, leave reviews and meet holiday makers and locals ...
Red Sea Hotels, Resorts, Scuba diving, surfing and other activities, leave reviews and meet holiday makers and locals in the Red Sea community.
One website dedicated to the Red Sea, where you can book a hotel or activity, write a review for any hotel, business or service, post your car on classifieds, find a local dentist and meet new friends!
The sighting was confirmed on Sunday, 11 December, 2005 on the Abu Nuhas reef in the Egyptian Red Sea...
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  Red Sea - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Red Sea (Arabic البحر الأحمر al-Bahr al-Ahmar; Hebrew ים סוף Yam Suf; Tigrigna ቀይሕ ባሕሪ QeyH baHri) is a gulf or basin of the Indian Ocean between Africa and Asia.
The Sea of Reeds (in Hebrew Yâm-Sûph) is often mistranslated as the "Red Sea".
The Red Sea was "discovered" as a diving destination by Hans Hass in the 1950s, and by Jacques-Yves Cousteau later.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Red_Sea   (864 words)

  
 ninemsn Encarta - Red Sea
Red Sea, narrow, inland sea, separating the Arabian peninsula, western Asia, from north-eastern Africa.
Navigation is made difficult along the Red Sea by the coral reefs, strong winds, irregular currents, and the narrow channel at the strait of Bab el Mandeb, which must be kept open by blasting and dredging.
The principal Red Sea ports include Suez and El-Qusayr in Egypt, Port Sudan and Suakin in Sudan, Mitsiwa in Eritrea, Jiddah in Saudi Arabia, and Al Ḩudaydah and Mocha (Al Makhā) in Yemen.
au.encarta.msn.com /encyclopedia_761575387/Red_Sea.html   (368 words)

  
 Red Sea
Sea between Africa and the Arabian peninsula, bordering Eritrea, Sudan, Egypt, Saudi Arabia, and Yemen.
To the north, the Red Sea connects to the Suez Gulf to the west of Sinai, and to Gulf of Aqaba to the east.
To the south, the Red Sea is connected to the Gulf of Aden, which is part of the Arabian Sea.
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 RED SEA - LoveToKnow Article on RED SEA   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Red Sea is formed by a line of fracture, probably dating from Pliocene times, crossing the centre of a dome of Archean rocks, on both flanks of which, in Egypt and Arabia, ~,.,i~ rest Secondary and Tertiary deposits.
The shores of the Red Sea are little indented; good harbours are almost wanting in the desert regions of the north, while in the south the chief inlets are at Massawa, and at Kamaran, almost directly opposite.
It has long been known that the whole Red Sea area is undergoing gradual elevation, and much has been done in recent years in investigating the levels of raised beaches found in different localities.
50.1911encyclopedia.org /R/RE/RED_SEA.htm   (1350 words)

  
 Sea Urchins   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Sea urchins are members of a large group of marine invertebrates in the phylum Echinodermata (spiny skinned animals), that also include starfish, sea cucumbers, sea lilies, and brittle stars (Kato and Schroeter, 1985; Turgeon, et al., 1988).
Populations of red and green sea urchins in Washington are moderately abundant along the Strait of Juan de Fuca.
Sea urchin divers and the state jointly authored a limited-entry law that took effect during the 1989/90 season and set a goal of 45 vessels in the fishery (Bradbury, 1992; Kraxberger, 1992) (Table 1.).
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 Red Sea - MSN Encarta
Red Sea, narrow, inland sea, separating the Arabian peninsula, western Asia, from northeastern Africa.
The Suez Canal connects the Red Sea with the Mediterranean Sea, and Bab el Mandeb connects it with the Gulf of Aden, an arm of the Arabian Sea.
The principal Red Sea ports include Suez and Al Quşayr in Egypt, Port Sudan and Sawākin in Sudan, Massawa in Eritrea, Jiddah in Saudi Arabia, and Al Ḩudaydah and Mocha (Al Mukhā) in Yemen.
encarta.msn.com /encyclopedia_761575387/Red_Sea.html   (321 words)

  
 Underwater World - Red Sea Urchin
Red sea urchins (Strongylocentrotus franciscanus) are colourful creatures, varying between a uniform red and dark burgundy, that crawl slowly over the sea bottom, using their spines as stilts.
Red sea urchins graze on attached or drift seaweed and kelp.
Sea urchins are readily eaten by some sea stars and crabs, although large adults appear to be less susceptible to predation by virtue of their size, and have few predators.
www.dfo-mpo.gc.ca /zone/underwater_sous-marin/red_sea_urchin/urchin_oursin_e.htm   (1016 words)

  
 Red Sea
Sea between Africa and the Arabian peninsula, bordering Eritrea, Sudan, Egypt, Saudi Arabia, and Yemen.
To the north, the Red Sea connects to the Suez Gulf to the west of Sinai, and to Gulf of Aqaba to the east.
To the south, the Red Sea is connected to the Gulf of Aden, which is part of the Arabian Sea.
lexicorient.com /e.o/red_sea.htm   (167 words)

  
 Red Sea Diving - Red Sea Diving Safaris & Liveaboards   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Red Sea, in Arabic Bahr el-Ahmar, is part of the Indian Ocean and lies between Africa and Arabia.
The Red Sea, where the desert meets the ocean, is truly one of the planet’s most exotic and fascinating natural seascape environments.
The open sea’s cooling effect creates an interesting temperature pattern: maximum summer temperatures are lower in the south while minimum temperatures are higher in the north with the opposite occurring during the winter.
www.diversintl.com /egyptnsinai/redsea.html   (1608 words)

  
 Eritrea - Red Sea
The Red Sea is 2,350 kilometers in length and reaches its maximum width of 350 kilometers at the Eritrean coast.
The principal Red Sea ports include Suez and Al Qusayr in Egypt, Port Sudan and Sawakin in Sudan, Massawa and Assab in Eritrea, Jeddah in Saudi Arabia, and Al Hudaydah and Mocha (Al Mukha) in Yemen.
Thus the Red Sea is a kind of special-environment incubator for the evolution of immigrant Indian Ocean species.
home.planet.nl /~hans.mebrat/eritrea-redsea.htm   (1066 words)

  
 Red Sea
The Red Sea, with it’s two northern arms, the Gulf of Suez and the Gulf of Arabah, distinguish the boundaries around Egypt to the east, the Sinai, and Arabia on the west.
In extreme length the Red Sea stretches north from the straits of Bab el-Mendeb to the city of Suez, a distance of 1450 miles.
Southwest shore of Red Sea, near the mouth of the Red Sea at the Gulf of Aden.
www.ancientroute.com /water/red_sea.htm   (1907 words)

  
 Egypt: About the Red Sea of Egypt
The Red Sea, where the desert meets the ocean, is truly one of the planet’s most exotic and fascinating natural seascape environments.
The Red Sea is still widening at about one-half inch per year, the rift is the youngest region of continental breakup on the planet, allowing geologists to learn about processes that occurred in the Atlantic and Pacific oceans hundreds of millions of years earlier.
The open sea’s cooling effect creates an interesting temperature pattern: maximum summer temperatures are lower in the south while minimum temperatures are higher in the north with the opposite occurring during the winter.
touregypt.net /vdc/AbtRdSea.htm   (1410 words)

  
 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Red Sea
Red Sea is divided by the Peninsula of Sinai into two gulfs: that of Suez (anciently Heroopoliticus sinus) on the west, now about 130 miles in length with an average width of about 18, and that of Akabah (anciently Ælaniticus sinus) on the east, narrower and only about ninety miles long.
Red Sea was ever, and indeed rightly, considered by the Hebrews as a most important event in their national history, and also as one of the most wonderful miracles of the Almighty in behalf of His Chosen People.
Red Sea is referred to as a fitting type of Christian baptism.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/12688a.htm   (918 words)

  
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Situated on the entrance floor of the Red Sea Star is a modern luxurious auditorium with 90 seats, in which lectures are given to organized groups.
The Red Sea Star has been receiving extensive coverage throughout the world since its establishment, especially because of the unique concept it was based on, its exceptional construction process, its fascinating interior design and the fact that it is a "green" project, which contributes profoundly to the preservation of the coral reef surrounding it.
The Red Sea Star was constructed by first line experts using special resources and equipment imported from all around the world.
www.redseastar.com /aboutus-en.php   (410 words)

  
 Red Sea A-Z - DIVERNET from Diver Magazine   (Site not responding. Last check: )
It stands on the eastern side of the Gulf of Aqaba, one of the two extended fingers of the Red Sea that border the Sinai Peninsula.
Arabic The language commonly spoken in all the countries bordering the Red Sea, with the exceptions of Israel and Eritrea.
Cleaning Station Very common on Red Sea reefs, this is an area in which pairs of small wrasse take on the role of valet and stake out their territory.
www.divernet.com /redseaaz/redsead.htm   (1587 words)

  
 Red Sea. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
The sea is dotted with islands (the largest group is the Dahlak Archipelago in the southwest) and with dangerous coral reefs.
The closing of the canal after the 1967 Arab-Israeli War, the building of pipelines to the Mediterranean Sea, and the construction of supertankers too large for the canal diminished the sea’s importance as a commercial artery, especially for petroleum.
Suez, Egypt; Elat, Israel; Jidda, Saudi Arabia; Hodeida, Yemen; Massawa, Eritrea; and Port Sudan, Sudan, are the main ports on the Red Sea and its northern arms.
www.bartleby.com /65/re/RedSea.html   (342 words)

  
 Red Sea Management Limited
One of the advantages of using Red Sea Management as an "International" company is to have us establish an offshore company for you and provide a trusted offshore partner for our clients.
If a client has a question or concern, there is a real person on Red Sea's staff available to answer their question, or give an educated opinion or a recommendation.
Red Sea Management can facilitate or execute almost all fiduciary contracts including any special offshore global banking, investment, corporate, trust, or traditional banking services such as savings, checking and credit cards.
www.redseamanagement.com /aboutus/index.htm   (756 words)

  
 Red Sea Diving College:The Red Sea
No, the Red Sea is not always red, but sometimes it appears to be.
The Red Sea got its name from a phenomenon caused by a type of algae called Trichodesmium Erythraeum, which is found in the sea.
The Red Sea is the saltiest life sustaining sea in the world and one of the richest in concentration of marine life of all tropical seas.
www.redseacollege.com /english/sinai_guide/redsea.htm   (271 words)

  
 RedSeaFish   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Red Sea offers a premium sea salt mixture based on natural sea salt harvested from the waters of the exotic Red Sea by solar evaporation techniques.
Red Sea Salt is enriched with other refined minerals to faithfully replicate natural seawater for your aquarium.
Red Sea Salt is the only salt formulation offered today that is derived principally from a living sea.
www.redseafish.com /Product.asp?dir=y&CatId=-1&SubID=28&proID=190   (395 words)

  
 Red Sea --  Encyclopædia Britannica
The Red Cross movement began with the founding of the International Committee for the Relief of the Wounded (now the International Committee of the Red Cross) in 1863; it was established to care for victims of battle in time of war, but later national Red Cross societies were created to aid...
An inland sea connected with the Gulf of Aden and the Indian Ocean, the Red Sea separates the Arabian Peninsula from northeastern Africa.
Bordered by Egypt, Sudan, and Ethiopia on the west and Saudi Arabia and Yemen on the east, the Red Sea occupies an area of approximately 174,000 square miles (451,000 square kilometers).
www.britannica.com /eb/article-9106299   (942 words)

  
 Welcome to Wyatt Archaeological Research Inc
It was the Wilderness of the Red Sea - the mountainous land of the mid and southern Sinai Peninsula.
This was along a route that was commonly taken in those days by both caravans and the army, and it was called "the southern route." This route was taken because it was safer than traveling along the coast, where the Philistines were.
Knowing this, Ron looked for an area which would terminate on a beach or shore of the sea; and which was large enough to hold perhaps 2 or 3 million people, as well as their flocks.
www.wyattmuseum.com /red-sea-crossing.htm   (1071 words)

  
 Red Sea Desert
The Red Sea Desert presents a rare and attractive opportunity for tours of all kinds, ranging from exhilarating all-day jeep treks to leisurely outings in the family car that complement the rest and recreation available in Eilat.
The Red Sea Desert is the official title of the Southern Arava region that stretches from Be’er Menuha in the north to the Gulf of Eilat in the south.
On the east, the Red Sea Desert is bounded by the Edom Mountains that soar up to a height of approximately 1500 meters.
redseadesert.com /html/english_home.html   (277 words)

  
 Dead Sea Canal
The Dead Sea sank deep into the valley and was deprived of its natural outflow to the sea.
The three components of the plan include pumping and conveyance facilities to transport sea water from the Red Sea to the desalination plant located near the Dead Sea; the desalination plant (powered by the water drop) and its residual energy benefits; and two freshwater conveyance lines to transport desalinated water to end users.
Halotolerant red bacteria, which can survive in water with a moderate salt concentration (at least 150 grams of sodium chloride), are found at the northern end where fresh Jordan River mixes with Dead Sea water.
www.american.edu /ted/deadsea.htm   (5945 words)

  
 Red Sea
The feasibility of enhancing red sea urchin, strongylocentrotus franciscanus, stocks in California: an analysis of the options.
Effects of experimental harvest on red sea urchins (Strongylocentrotus franciscanus) in northern Washington.
The charting of the Red Sea: Sarah Searight tells how the efforts of the little-known Robert Moresby, together with the innovation of the marine steam engine, revolutionized trade and transport for the British Empire in the perilous waterway.
www.infoplease.com /ce6/world/A0841359.html   (532 words)

  
 Red Sea   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Gulf of Aquaba and the rest of the Red Sea thank their great attraction to the coral reefs.
The polyp, resembling a small sea anemone, is able to feed itself using stinging cells found on its tentacles, which paralyze passing plankton.
The visibility in the Red Sea is usually more than 50 meters, so there is no sight problem in decending along the coral walls.
www.leidenuniv.nl /fsw/band/Sinai/Red_Sea/red_sea.html   (438 words)

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