Special Sub-Topic: Engulfed!
|This gulf is named after the current name of a famous international port city designated after World War I. The city, formerly called Danzig, is presently in Polish territory. What is the current name of the city (and the gulf)?|
Gdansk. This city was taken from German territory after World War I, partly to punish Germany and partly to give Poland access to the sea.
|This gulf, along with the Palk Strait, separates the countries of India and Sri Lanka. Which gulf is it?|
Mannar. The Gulf of Mannar forms the southern part of the division between the two countries while the Palk Strait covers the northern and more narrow part. The gulf is named after a city that lies on a small peninsula that juts into the gulf.
|Spencer Gulf, which helps form the Eyre Peninsula to its west and whose waters touch Kangaroo Island to the south, is part of which Australian state?|
South Australia. Yes, Spencer Gulf empties into the Great Austalian Bight, part of the Indian Ocean and just off the coast of South Australia.
Another gulf, the Gulf of St. Vincent, lies immediately to the east of Spencer Gulf. It also has waters bordering Kangaroo Island.
|The Gulf of Sidra is dotted with cities such as Misurata, Syrte, and Benghazi. Into what African country does this gulf protrude?|
Libya. The Gulf of Sidra is an arm of the Mediterranean Ocean. It lies to the east of Tripoli, which, in its Barbary State days, declared war on the United States in 1801.
|This gulf takes its name from the largest city in Ecuador. Can you name it?|
Guayaquil. Guayaquil's size is largely attributed to its importance as a port city. Quito, the capital of the small country, lies almost on top of the equator, yet it manages to maintain a temperate climate due to its location in the height of the Andes Mountain range.
|"Golfo Dulce" is the Spanish name for the gulf that is located in extreme south Costa Rica. "Costa Rica" means "Rich Coast" in English. Of the following choices, which is the closest English translation of "Golfo Dulce?"|
Sweet Gulf. Santo Domingo, a city that shares its name with the capital of the Dominican Republic, is one of the cities that lies on this gulf's shores.
|Antarctica is known for its harsh weather and water conditions. By which ice shelf and sea is the aptly-named Erebus and Terror Gulf?|
Ross. Not far from this gulf is Mt. Terror. Alongside Mt. Terror lies Mt. Erebus, quite possibly Antarctica's most famous mountain and volcano. It is one of the few volcanoes in the world that has a perpetual lava pool in its crater.
|Is the gulf that lies immediately to the north of Estonia called the Gulf of Estonia?|
n. This gulf also lies to the immediate south of Finland, the country that serves as the gulf's namesake. The Gulf of Finland also borders Russia to the east.
|This gulf shares its name with the river that flows into it. Located in northern Russia, this gulf separates the Yamal and Gyda Peninsulas.|
Ob. The Ob-Irtysh river system is the fifth longest in the world. It flows from Kazakhstan up to the Gulf of Ob and out into the Kara Sea.
|Finally, this gulf's name has several uses. It names a nearby peninsula and canal. This gulf and the Gulf of Aqaba form the two arms of the northern Red Sea. Can you name it?|
Suez & Gulf of Suez & Gulf Suez & Suez Gulf. The Gulf of Suez is most likely the body of water that Moses parted with the help of God, as outlined in the Bible.
Nowadays, the gulf, along with the adjoining canal, separates the continents of Africa and Asia.
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