Definition – A strait is a naturally formed, narrow, typically navigable waterway that connects two larger, navigable bodies of water.
|Palk Strait||1. It separates India and Srilanka.|
2. It connects the Bay of Bengal and the Gulf of Mannar.
3. The strait is 53 to 80 km wide.
|Strait of Gibralter||1. It separates Africa and Europe.|
2. It connects the Atlantic Ocean to the Mediterranean Sea.
|Bering Strait||1. It separates eastern most part of Asian continent and Alaska (North American continent).|
2. It connects Pacific ocean and Artic ocean.
|Cook Strait||1. It separates the North and South Islands of New Zealand.|
2. It connects the Tasman Sea and the South Pacific Ocean
|Strait of Malacca||1. It separates Malay Peninsula (Malaysia) and the Indonesian island of Sumatra.|
2. It connects the Pacific ocean and the Indian ocean.
|Bosphorus Strait||1. It is also known as Istanbul strait.|
2. It connects the Black Sea with the Sea of Marmara.
3. It forms part of the boundary between Europe and Asia.
|Bab-el-Mandeb||1. It is located between Yemen on the Arabian Peninsula, and Djibouti and Eritrea in the Horn of Africa.|
2. It connects the Red Sea to the Gulf of Aden.