Strait of Hormuz
Strait between the Persian Gulf and the Gulf of Oman.- Strait of Hormuz
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Country in Western Asia.
The Madha and Musandam exclaves are surrounded by the United Arab Emirates on their land borders, with the Strait of Hormuz (which it shares with Iran) and the Gulf of Oman forming Musandam's coastal boundaries.
Landform connecting two seas or two other large areas of water.
Straits used for international navigation through the territorial sea between one part of the high seas or an exclusive economic zone and another part of the high seas or an exclusive economic zone are subject to the legal regime of transit passage (Strait of Gibraltar, Dover Strait, Strait of Hormuz).
Located in the eastern side of the Persian Gulf and extending as far as Bahrain in the west at its zenith.
This port was originally located on the southern coast of Iran to the east of the Strait of Hormuz, near the modern city of Minab, and was later relocated to the Island of Jarun which came to be known as Hormuz Island, which is located near the modern city of Bandar-e Abbas.
The Gulf of Oman or Sea of Oman (خليج عمان khalīj ʿumān; daryâ-ye omân), also known as Gulf of Makran or Sea of Makran (خلیج مکران khalīj makrān; daryâ-ye makrān), is a gulf that connects the Arabian Sea with the Strait of Hormuz, which then runs to the Persian Gulf.
Governorate of Oman.
With the exception of the exclave of Madha, it is located on the Musandam Peninsula, which juts into the Strait of Hormuz, the narrow entry into the Persian Gulf, from the Arabian Peninsula.
Mediterranean sea in Western Asia.
It is connected to the Gulf of Oman in the east by the Strait of Hormuz.
Branch of the Iranian Armed Forces, founded after the Iranian Revolution on 22 April 1979 by order of Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini.
These include the control of smuggling, control of the Strait of Hormuz, and resistance operations.
Continental island in the Persian Gulf belonging to Iran.
The island is located 25 km off the coast of Iran and 483 km northwest of the Strait of Hormuz.
Geographical feature on land such as a valley, defile or bridge, or maritime passage through a critical waterway such as a strait, which an armed force is forced to pass through in order to reach its objective, sometimes on a substantially narrowed front and therefore greatly decreasing its combat effectiveness by making it harder to bring superior numbers to bear.
Strait of Hormuz between Oman and Iran at the entrance to the Persian Gulf
Numbered fleet of the United States Navy.
On 3 January 2012, following the end of the ten-day Velayat 90 naval maneuvers by the Iranian Navy in the Strait of Hormuz, the Iranian Army chief of staff, General Ataollah Salehi, was quoted by the state news agency IRNA as warning the United States to not deploy USS John C. Stennis (CVN-74) back to the Persian Gulf.