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World Map : February (IV) 2020

Identify Places On Map
  • 1. Recently, the 3rd Global Ministerial Conference on Road Safety was organised in Stockholm (Sweden), identify the sea which shares borders with Sweden.

    Baltic Sea. The Baltic Sea is positioned in Northern Europe and bordered by Sweden (a part of the Scandinavian Peninsula), Finland, Russia, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, northeastern Germany, and eastern Denmark and its numerous islands. It is the youngest sea on our planet. It is one of the planet’s largest bodies of brackish water.

  • 2. Identify the strait which connects the Sea of Marmara to the Aegean Sea.

    Dardanelles Strait. The Dardanelles Strait, a vital transportation bridge between the Black Sea and Mediterranean Sea, is a narrow channel of water that connects the Aegean Sea to the Sea of Marmara. It separates Asian Turkey from European Turkey (Trace), thus it also separates the two continents.

  • 3. Recently, Arab world's first nuclear power plant was in the news, where is it located?

    United Arab Emirates (UAE). The UAE is a country consisting of 7 smaller ‘emirates’ (like Dubai and Abu Dhabi) in Western Asia at the northeast end of the Arabian Peninsula on the Persian Gulf, bordering Oman to the east and Saudi Arabia to the south and west, as well as sharing maritime borders with Qatar to the west and Iran to the north. The largest emirate, Abu Dhabi , which comprises more than 3/4th of the UAE’s total land area, is the centre of its oil industry and borders Saudi Arabia.

  • 4. Portugal and Spain are part of a peninsula, identify it on the World map.

    Iberian Peninsula. Located on the southwestern tip of the European continent, the Iberian Peninsula, includes the countries of Andorra, Portugal, Spain, and the British Crown colony of Gibraltar. At the nearest point, it is only 8km from the continent of Africa.

  • 5. Identify the ocean current which runs along the East coast of African Continent.

    Agulhas Current. Agulhas Current is a warm surface ocean current that forms the western boundary current of the southern Indian Ocean. It flows southward along the southeast coast of Mozambique and the coast of South Africa before turning eastward to join the flow from Africa to Australia. A small part of Agulhas water continues westward around the Cape of Good Hope into the Atlantic Ocean. The Mozambique Current, between Madagascar and Africa, also feeds the Agulhas Current.

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