my ocean

name of sea or ocean

Mar Mediterraneo

location

The Mediterranean is a sea connected to the Atlantic Ocean surrounded by the Mediterranean region and almost completely enclosed by land: on the north by Southern Europe and Anatolia, on the south by North Africa, and on the east by theLevant.

SOME WONDERFUL PICTURES ABOUT IT

maximum depth , area , length , width

-5,267 m

-2,500,000 km2

-46,000 km

-3,700 km

creatures

This sea has many populations of dolphins, turtles, and other marine animals. It also hosts important commercial fisheries, including sardines and swordfish.

pollution , natural resources


Freshwater is a vital source of all life. In the Mediterranean, its scarcity together with the pollution of the existing resources, has reached alarming . Pollution sources include agricultural effluent, industrial toxins, and sewage. The population explosion, particularly in the southern and eastern basin, has caused all three to increase well beyond sustainable levels.

rivers

IN ITALY :

Arno (near Pisa)

Ombrone (near Grosseto)

Tiber/Tevere (in Ostia)

Aniene (in Rome)

Nera (near Orte)

Volturno (in Castel Volturno)

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winter and summer temperatures

Winter : the minimum is 5°C

Summer : the maximum is 26 °C

other information

The mediterrean sea includes about 3300 islands