Which ocean borders Africa on the East Coast?

Which ocean borders Africa on the East Coast?

The Atlantic Ocean
The Atlantic Ocean lies between North and South America on the west and Europe and Africa on the east. Up north, the Atlantic connects to the Arctic Ocean and to the Southern Ocean to the south.

What ocean borders Africa to the south?

South Atlantic Ocean
Q: What oceans border South Africa? A: The Indian Ocean and the South Atlantic Ocean.

Which sea borders Africa to the northeast and separates Africa from Asia?

Mediterranean Sea
Separated from Europe by the Mediterranean Sea and from much of Asia by the Red Sea, Africa is joined to Asia at its northeast extremity by the Isthmus of Suez (which is transected by the Suez Canal), 130 km (81 mi) wide.

What Sea is off the northeast coast of Africa?

Red Sea
The Red Sea is a seawater inlet of the Indian Ocean located off the northeast corner of Africa. The sea borders: Egypt.

What is the name of the desert that covers much of North Africa?

The Sahara
The Sahara is the largest desert in the world and occupies approximately 10 percent of the African Continent. The ecoregion includes the hyper-arid central portion of the Sahara where rainfall is minimal and sporadic.

Where are the oceans and seas that surround Africa?

To the west, Africa has its longest coastline with the Atlantic Ocean. Africa borders on both the North and South Atlantic, from roughly the location of Cape Town to Gibraltar. In the East, Africa faces the Indian Ocean.

Which is the only continent without a border on the Pacific Ocean?

As the only continent without a border on the Pacific Ocean, Africa occupies a unique position in terms of global geography. The continent shares a coastline with a variety of bodies of water including the Atlantic and Indian Oceans as well as the Red and Mediterranean Seas. How many countries border the Atlantic and Pacific oceans?

What are the three oceans that border North America?

The oceans that border North America are the Atlantic, the Pacific, and the Arctic Oceans. The Arctic Ocean is situated on the northern edge of the continent while the Atlantic Ocean is situated on the continent’s eastern edge and the Pacific Ocean borders it on the western and southern edges.

Where are the Arctic and Pacific oceans located?

The Arctic Ocean is situated on the northern edge of the continent while the Atlantic Ocean is situated on the continent’s eastern edge and the Pacific Ocean borders it on the western and southern edges.

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