The Red Sea got its name from the red bacteria that inhabit the top of the water. It could also be called this because of the people who used to inhabit its shores and because of the direction that it is in relation to a...
The Dead Sea has such a high concentration of salt that few forms of life are able to live in it, which is why it is called “dead.” Only microbes are able to survive its intense salinity.
The Dead Sea got its name because no animals or plant life can survive in it. The Dead Sea is incredibly salty, with a saline content between 28 and 35 percent. The typical saline content of a sea is only between 3 and 6...
Most theories about where the Red Sea got its colorful name center on a red bacterial bloom that periodically appears on its surface, a directional association or its association with the Himyarites, rulers of Sheba. No ...
The Red Sea lies between he continents of Africa and Asia. The Sea is situated to the east of Egypt, Sudan, Eritrea and Djibouti and to the west of Saudi Arabia and Yemen.
The Red Sea's deepest point reaches 8,200 feet. However, the typical drop reached in the Red Sea is a little over 1,600 feet. Some of the Red Sea's shortest depths are found bordering the shoreline.
Saudi Arabia and Yemen border the Red Sea on the east while Sudan, Eritrea, Djibouti and Egypt border it on the west. Egypt also borders the Red Sea on the north along with Israel and Jordan.