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  Seas of Turkey - All About Turkey
It's connected to the Sea of Marmara with the Bosphorus Strait in the southwest.
Sea of Marmara (Marmara Denizi in Turkish) is an inland sea within the Marmara region connecting to the Black Sea with the Bosphorus Strait in the northeast, and to the Aegean with the Dardanelles Strait in the southwest.
Mediterranean Sea (Akdeniz in Turkish) is surrounded by Asia to the east, Europe to the north and Africa to the south.
www.allaboutturkey.com /sea.htm   (1129 words)

  
  Sea - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A sea is a large expanse of saline water connected with an ocean, or a large, usually saline, lake that lacks a natural outlet such as the Caspian Sea and the Dead Sea.
Mediterranean Sea on the coast of Antalya, Turkey at sunset.
Dirac sea is an interpretation of the negative energy states that comprises the vacuum.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Sea   (307 words)

  
 Sea cucumber - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The sea cucumber is an echinoderm of the class Holothuroidea, with an elongated body and leathery skin and is mostly found on the sea floor worldwide.
Sea cucumbers are generally scavengers, feeding on debris in the benthic layer.
Sea cucumber is one of the strangest foodstuffs in Chinese cuisine.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Sea_cucumber   (698 words)

  
 Friends of the Sea Otter - Otter_Info - FAQs about Sea Otters
Sea otters are part of the Mustelid or “weasel” family, which includes other freshwater otters as well as weasels, minks, badgers, ferrets, and skunks.
Sea otters must eat at least 25% of their body weight each day in order to maintain a high metabolic rate, which keeps their internal body temperature at 100ºF. Sea otters eat bottom-dwelling nearshore animals, which they often forage for in kelp forests.
An average sea otter dive is about a minutes in water less than 60 feet deep; however, sea otters can hold their breath up to five minutes and have been known to dive up to 330 feet.
www.seaotters.org /Otters/index.cfm?DocID=109   (1381 words)

  
 About the Salton Sea
One of the attractions of the Sea is the abundance of life, manifested in the hundreds of species of birds that reside in, or visit, this important wetland habitat.
The Sea’s habitats support up to 40 percent of the entire US population of the threatened Yuma clapper rail, 80 to 90 percent of the American white pelican, and 90 percent of the eared grebe.
The Salton Sea, located in the southeastern corner of California, is actually a lake which occupies a desert basin known as the Salton Sink.
www.saltonsea.ca.gov /thesea.htm   (792 words)

  
 SEA Land Mobile Communications   (Site not responding. Last check: )
SEA's spectrum efficient radios are capable of both multi-channel trunked and single channel conventional system operation.
SEA Inc. is proud of the leadership position it holds in developing the first fully synthesized narrowband radios including the first narrowband portable radio.
SEA has continued its leadership position by being the first manufacturer to be granted FCC type acceptance for its 220 MHz mobiles, repeaters and most recently, the first 220 MHz handheld portable radio transceiver.
www.sea-dmi.com /lm220   (190 words)

  
 In the Sea: Little Explorers Picture Dictionary
A sea is a large body of salt water that is connected to an ocean.
Sea cucumbers are cylinder-shaped animals that live on the sea floor.
The sea horse is a very strange type of fish - it has a long snout and a curled tail.
www.enchantedlearning.com /dictionarysubjects/sea.shtml   (1879 words)

  
 Sea Turtle
All sea turtle species are listed as endangered except the loggerhead, which is listed as threatened.
Human activity has greatly reduced the sea turtle population through capture, harvesting of eggs, alteration and destruction of nesting beaches, ocean pollution, and fishing and shrimp nets.
The green sea turtle usually lives among sea grass and measures 36 to 43 inches and weighs 200 to 300 pounds.
www.npca.org /marine_and_coastal/marine_wildlife/seaturtles.asp   (336 words)

  
 Frequently Asked Questions of the Sea Cucumber   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The sea cucumbers are marine animals that belong in the group of Echinoderms, related to starfish and sea urchins.
Once the egg has been fertilized, a larva is developed that remains floating in the ocean for various months (depending on the specie and the environmental conditions), until an appropriate base is found for their settlement and transformation into a juvenile.
Sea cucumbers, often referred to as the "earthworms of the sea" as they perform a function similar to that of earthworms, consuming and grinding materials into finer particles that bacteria can then break down, in the great nutrient cycles of the seas.
www.darwinfoundation.org /marine/FAQcuke.html   (804 words)

  
 Sea Monkey Worship Page!
Sea Monkeys are a state of mind...they are an existential experience that everyone should share prior to their own self-actualization.
One of my sea monkys has a thread-like "tail" coming out his (it might be a her, I can't tell) rear.
Sea Monkeys do moult their shells but, in short, what you are seeing are dead little Sea Monkeys.
www.seamonkeyworship.com /indexfaq.htm   (5660 words)

  
 Yachts & Boats to scatter ashes San Francisco Bay Marin SF Sea Scattering
In placement at sea the cremains are sealed in a bio-degradeable urn which is "placed" in the water to descend to the seabed.
In ash scattering at sea the cremated remains are poured from the urn onto the water surface and descend to a greater area of the seabed.
In burial at sea, the entire body is placed into the water at least 3 miles off shore.
www.atlantismemorials.com   (317 words)

  
 Sea and Sky: The Sea
Join Sea and Sky as we examine life under the sea.
Explore the diversity of life on a coral reef and discover the bizarre creatures that inhabit the deepest and darkest corners of the world's oceans.
In the Sea Gallery, you'll find some of the most beautiful images of the sea.
seasky.org /sea.html   (304 words)

  
 Green sea turtle
The shells of sea turtles are lighter and more hydrodynamic than the shells of turtles that live on land, allowing them to glide easily through water.
Green sea turtles are found in all tropical and subtropical seas along the coasts of continents and islands.
Worldwide, Green sea turtle population declines are largely due to the harvest of both the turtles and their eggs.
www.aqua.org /animals_greenseaturtle.html   (634 words)

  
 About SEA - Study Abroad Semester At Sea Sailing Program — Oceanography, Maritime, Marine Biology & Nautical Science
But if you talk to students who have experienced SEA Semester, many will tell you that the most captivating destination of all is the sea itself, and the most exciting discovery is learning what lies within you.
Perhaps you want to have an international experience; perhaps you are intrigued that the world is mostly water and you want to know more about how the oceans work.
When in the lab, you will find sophisticated equipment, but you will also find it may be moving up and down with the seas or heeled over with the wind.
www.sea.edu /aboutsea/index.asp   (598 words)

  
 Sea , Sea Minerals , Sea Life at LiveScience.com
A sea is generally defined as a large body of salt water connected in some way to a larger ocean; however, there are exceptions to this rule commonly referred to as landlocked seas.
Landlocked seas, such as the Caspian Sea, Salton Sea or Dead Sea, are not directly connected to any ocean, yet still maintain a heavy saline (salt) water concentration.
The Sea of Galilee, a small freshwater lake in Israel still referred to as a sea, is one of few exceptions.
www.livescience.com /sea   (403 words)

  
 Sea Room: Clearance Sale.   (Site not responding. Last check: )
She also describes the wives of warrant officers and seamen who spent years at sea and fought beside the men, the women in male disguise, how they avoided discovery, and the reasons why women enlisted when men had to be impressed.
The capturing of informants, the assault of fortresses (mixed with a little knight-errantry), mighty sea battles with Spanish treasure ships, brushes with pirates, espionage and hurried journeys in Republican France, desperate rescue attempts against impossible odds--all these are met with a cool hand and spectacled eye.
The tale of the kidnapping of a sea captain's daughter, his frantic pursuit of her, and a fight in the English Channel.
www.sea-room.com /clearance-page.html   (7310 words)

  
 SPACE.com -- Salty Sea Covered Part of Mars: 'Excellent' Site to Search for Past Life
The sinuous curves seen in the face of this rock, known as the Upper Dells, are definitive evidence that standing water was moving on the Martian surface in the past.
An ancient sea also implies that early Mars was warmer than today, said University of Colorado geologist Bruce Jakosky, who was not directly involved in the finding.
The researchers cautioned that their results so far do not allow them to determine if the sea was deep and long-lasting, or if it was very shallow and receded rapidly.
www.space.com /scienceastronomy/opportunity_sea_040323.html   (1922 words)

  
 sea - Definitions from Dictionary.com
In addition to the idiom beginning with sea, also see at sea; between a rock and a hard place (devil and the deep blue sea); high seas; not the only fish in the sea; put out (to sea).
Long sea, a sea characterized by the uniform and steady motion of long and extensive waves.
Short sea, a sea in which the waves are short, broken, and irregular, so as to produce a tumbling or jerking motion.
dictionary.reference.com /browse/sea   (1612 words)

  
 @Sea - OPERATION DEEP SCOPE II - Exploring Gulf of Mexico Deep-Sea Habitats   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The bait bag will then be placed into the sealed box, and Tammy will have a treasure of animals to work with in her dark lab on the ship.
To follow along on the expedition, visit @Sea regularly for dispatches describing each day's most exciting discoveries and accomplishments.
Also, be sure to visit NOAA's Ocean Explorer webpage for additional reports as well as detailed information on all the Deep Scope 2 research projects.
www.at-sea.org /missions/deepscope2/preview.html   (752 words)

  
 The SEA Environment
The System Engineering and Animation Environment SEA supports the rapid prototyping and early validation of heterogeneous systems consisting of continuous and discrete parts of various application domains.
But the main idea of SEA is to combine the Pr/T-Net formalism with an abstract graphical representation.
Summarized SEA supports the specification of systems using a well-defined formal model as well as the representation of a system by an abstract graphic, which may be manipulated during simulation.
jerry.c-lab.de /sea   (348 words)

  
 Sea Princess : Princess Cruises
Sea Princess - along with sister ships Sun and Dawn - carries fewer guests than vessels of comparable size for a feeling of spacious luxury.
Sea Princess' acres of decks, pools, show lounges, and dining venues, make Alaska, Mexico, or the Panama Canal unforgettable.
Sea Princess can be seen broadcasting from Alaska, Mexico, Hawaii, the Panama Canal, and the Caribbean.
www.princess.com /learn/ships/cp/index.html   (193 words)

  
 Surprise! Your Cousin's a Sea Urchin | LiveScience
A sea urchin’s pincushion look comes from a round inner shell, which is covered with spikes for spearing food and tiny tube feet used for creeping along the seafloor.
Analysis of the sea urchin genome—the first-ever chordate to be sequenced— revealed a surprisingly unique and complex immune system, which could explain their lengthy life spans of up to 100 years.
Sea urchins lack eyes and ears, but they sport genes associated with taste and smell, hearing and balance, the study found.
www.livescience.com /animals/061109_urchin_relatives.html   (851 words)

  
 San Diego Zoo's Animal Bytes: Sea Lion
Sea lions are also able to rotate their hind flippers forward to help them scoot along beaches and rocky shorelines.
A sea lion’s sleek body is perfect for diving deep in the ocean (up to 600 feet, or 180 meters) in search of tasty fish and squid.
Sea lions are great swimmers, too, and can reach speeds of up to 25 miles per hour (40 kilometers per hour) for short bursts.
www.sandiegozoo.org /animalbytes/t-sea_lion.html   (1040 words)

  
 Burma's Sea Gypsies: A Compendium
Burma's "Sea Gypsies" are found amid the Mergui Archipelago, a chain of hundreds of small islands parallel to the southeastern Burma coast (Tenasserim) of the Indian Ocean's Andaman Sea.
Sea cucumbers, a holothurian animal related to starfish and sea urchins, are known as "trepang" or "beche de mer" when dried and are a delicacy of Chinese cuisine which the "Sea Gypsies" collect for trade.
Being affectionate to sea, much skillful in swimming and diving, their ways of life and customs are so characteristic that traditional festival will be launched intending to attract international tourists as well as to operate marine eco-tourism around the islands in Myeik Archipelago.
www.projectmaje.org /gypsies.htm   (19121 words)

  
 Orkneyjar - The Sea Trow
Like the other supernatural denizens of the sea, the sea-trows were fond of returning to the land, but out of water their grotesque shape meant their movements were clumsy, slow and waddling.
The sea was the only place the sea-trow was safe from its land-dwelling cousins.
The draug was often identified with drowned seamen – men who had been denied a burial and therefore doomed to haunt the sea and the coastlines.
www.orkneyjar.com /folklore/strow.htm   (1163 words)

  
 Sea
This is how the ancient Greeks called the Black Sea, a sea that is indeed tempting and hospitable - clean and calm, without any tides or dangerous animals.
The Black Sea is half as saline as the Mediterranean.
Holiday-makers have a huge selection of resorts and accommodation to choose from - depending on their budget and on the kind of holiday they are interested in.
www.travel-bulgaria.com /content/sea.shtml   (251 words)

  
 SMART: SEA domain annotation
SEA is an extracellular domain associated with O-glycosylation.
There are 652 SEA domains in 517 proteins in SMART's nrdb database.
Using a variety of homology search methods and multiple alignments, a new extracellular module was identified in (1) agrin, (2) enterokinase, (3) a 63-kDa sea urchin sperm protein, (4) perlecan, (5) the breast cancer marker MUCI (episialin), (6) the cell surface antigen 114/A10, and (7/8) two functionally uncharacterized, probably extracellular, Caenorhabditis elegans proteins.
smart.embl-heidelberg.de /smart/do_annotation.pl?DOMAIN=SEA&BLAST=DUMMY   (634 words)

  
 Ocean Conservancy: Sea Turtles
Sea turtles spend their entire lives at sea, except when females come ashore to lay eggs several times per season every 2-5 years.
The next most common are green sea turtles, whose annual nesting is in the thousands, followed by the giant leatherback, which lay hundreds of nests each year.
International cooperation is also key to conservation because sea turtles move through the waters of many countries in their lifetimes.
www.oceanconservancy.org /site/PageServer?pagename=fw_turtles   (756 words)

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