The Country is surrounded by the Bay of Bengal in the east, the Arabian Sea in the west, and the Indian Ocean to the south.
Which oceans seas touch the Indian coastline?
The Indian Ocean has the fewest marginal seas of the major oceans. To the north are the inland Red Sea and Persian Gulf. The Arabian Sea is to the northwest, and the Andaman Sea to the northeast.
What are the bordering seas or oceans?
North America borders the Arctic, Pacific, and Atlantic oceans while Asia borders the Indian, Pacific, and Arctic oceans. When the Southern Ocean is considered, then Australia borders the Pacific, Indian, and Southern oceans while Africa borders the Southern, Indian, and Atlantic oceans.
Why is the Indian Ocean so dangerous?
The Indian Ocean bears close to 1/4th of the water found on the surface of the planet and its warm temperature makes it susceptible to climatic changes like monsoon, tsunami, cyclone and often, strong winds. The Atlantic Ocean ranks the second in the catalogue of the most dangerous ocean waters in the world.
What are the seven seas?
The Seven Seas include the Arctic, North Atlantic, South Atlantic, North Pacific, South Pacific, Indian, and Southern Oceans. The exact origin of the phrase ‘Seven Seas’ is uncertain, although there are references in ancient literature that date back thousands of years.
Why is Arabian Sea water black?
“The river water flows into the sea and decomposed organic waste like leaves of trees have mixed with sea water. Since the sea is volatile, this waste is being washed to the shore and that is the reason why the water looks black when one sees it from the beach.”
Why is an ocean named after India?
The Indian Ocean is named after India because of its strategic location at the head of the ocean from ancient times and its long coastline which is longer than any other country in the Indian Ocean rim.
What are 5 seas that are part of Asia?
Asia is bounded by the Arctic Ocean to the north, the Pacific Ocean to the east, the Indian Ocean to the south, the Red Sea (as well as the inland seas of the Atlantic Ocean—the Mediterranean and the Black) to the southwest, and Europe to the west.
Which countries have 2 oceans?
|North America||Costa Rica||2|
|North America & South America||Panama||2|
Which country has no border with the sea?
The maritime trading system has played a vital role in the economic development of the ESCAP region, but twelve of ESCAP’s member countries have no direct access to the sea. Four of these — Afghanistan, Bhutan, the Lao People’s Democratic Republic and Nepal — are amongst the least developed countries of Asia.