Mediterranean Sea

by Hailey Kopischke


The Mediterranean Sea is located between Europe, Africa, and Asia. It also connects to the Atlantic Ocean, Adriatic Sea, and Aegean sea.

The Size

  • The average depth is 1,500 m (4,900 ft)
  • The max depth is 5,267 m (17,280 ft)
  • The average width is 800 km (550 miles)
  • The widest is 1600 km (990 miles)

Physical Features

Animal life

There are many different species living in or around Mediterranean Sea, it helped the accent people survive by caring them with food. The animals can breath under water or they can breath air. Examples would be, turtles, variety of fish and sharks, crabs, dolphins, squids, jelly fish, and lots more!


The vegetation that grows in or around the sea is usually shrubs, seaweed, little trees by the shore, and other little bushes. These plants are called machine, marquis or garigue.

The plants usually grow in the wet sand but some can reach under neath the wet sand and reach the soil.

The climate of the Mediterranean Sea is usually very hot but in some inter the edges of the sea will freeze but not completely.

Past Human Characteristics

There were two of the most notable Mediterranean civilizations in classical antiquity were the Greek City states and the Phoenicians. When Augustus founded the Roman Empire, the Mediterranean Sea began to be called Mare Nostrum by the Romanian.

  • They spoke Phoenician, Punic.
  • And they religion was Canaanite.
  • There population averages is 200,000

Natural Resources

There us all types of natural resources like, oil and gas companies that come from Italy and Lybira and other countries that are one the coast. People also use it for sea salt. in the winter went it freezes they pane the sea and then sell it for profit.
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To conclude the Mediterranean Sea had a past to remember. It was used for natural resources, its animal life for food, and the environment had an unusual twist. The Mediterranean Sea is a very exiting and interesting place that any one can visit.