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OAS seaname Detail for Adriatic Sea

seanames_id:32
Seaname:Adriatic Sea
Sea code:28I
Definition:The limits of the Adriatic Sea, situated in the northwestern part of the Eastern Basin, between the coasts of Italy, Yugoslavia and Albania, are the following: On the West, the North and the East: From Cape Santa Maria di Leuca (39 Degrees 47 Minutes 40 Seconds N - 18 Degrees 22 Minutes 05 Seconds), the southeastern extremity of Italy, along the eastern coast of Italy and the coasts of Yugoslavia and Albania, to the mouth of Butrintit River (39 Degrees 44 Minutes 35 Seconds N - 19 Degrees 59 Minutes 20 Seconds E), on the coast of Albania. On the South: A line joining Cape Santa Maria di Leuca, in Italy, eastward to Cape Kefali (39 Degrees 45 Minutes 10 Seconds N - 19 Degrees 38 Minutes E), the western extremity of Kerkira (Corfú) Island, Greece; thence from Cape Kefali eastward, along the northern coast of this island, to Cape Kouloúra (39 Degrees 44 Minutes 42 Seconds N - 19 Degrees 56 Minutes 30 Seconds E), on the northeastern coast thereof; and thence a line joining Cape Kouloúra eastward to the mouth of Butrintit River (39 Degrees 44 Minutes 35 Seconds N - 19 Degrees 59 Minutes 20 Seconds E), on the coast of Albania (the common limit with the Ionian Sea, see 3.1.2.3).
Citation:Limits of Oceans and Seas, 1986 (Draft 4th edition). IHB Special Publication 23, International Hydrographic Bureau, 203p.
Deprecated:false
Metadata version:0
Keydate:2000-09-13 04:00:00+00
Editdate:2000-10-24 04:00:00+00