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List Of Isthmuses
This LIST OF ISTHMUSES is an appendix to the article isthmus . The list is sorted by the region of the world in which the isthmus is located. An isthmus ( /ˈɪsθməs/ or /ˈɪsməs/ ; plural: ISTHMUSES; from Ancient Greek
Ancient Greek
: ἰσθμός isthmos "neck") is a narrow piece of land connecting two larger areas across an expanse of water that otherwise separates them. A tombolo is an isthmus that consists of a spit or bar
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Metro Manila
METROPOLITAN MANILA (Filipino : Kalakhang Maynila, Kamaynilaan) is the seat of government and one of the three defined metropolitan areas of the Philippines
Philippines

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Paraguaná
The PARAGUANá PENINSULA (Spanish pronunciation: ) is a peninsula in Venezuela , situated in the north of Falcón State , and comprises the municipalities of Carirubana, Los Taques and Falcón. The island of Aruba lies 27 km to the north. Bonaire and Curaçao are slightly further away. The Paraguaná Peninsula is connected to the rest of the state by a natural isthmus of Médanos . The Peninsula contains two oil refineries , in the West city of Punto Fijo . The output of these refinieries is shipped internationally through the ports of Amuay and Cardón. The Peninsula of Paraguana lies in the Caribbean . The peninsula lies in the Paraguana xeric scrub ecoregion. Because it is completely surrounded by water, the peninsula is sometimes called an island, and is sometimes considered as part of the Leeward Antilles . ECONOMYParaguana currently contains two large oil refineries, and the largest oil refinery complex, the Paraguaná Refinery Complex
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Suez Canal
The SUEZ CANAL ( Arabic
Arabic
: قناة السويس‎‎ qanāt as-suwēs) is an artificial sea-level waterway in Egypt
Egypt
, connecting the Mediterranean Sea
Mediterranean Sea
to the Red Sea
Red Sea
through the Isthmus of Suez
Suez
. Constructed by the Suez Canal Company
Suez Canal Company
between 1859 and 1869, it was officially opened on November 17, 1869. The canal offers watercraft a shorter journey between the North Atlantic
Atlantic
and northern Indian Oceans via the Mediterranean
Mediterranean
and Red seas by avoiding the South Atlantic
Atlantic
and southern Indian oceans , in turn reducing the journey by approximately 7,000 kilometres (4,300 mi)
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Caucasus
Russia
Russia
* Adygea * Chechnya
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Europe
EUROPE is a continent located entirely in the Northern Hemisphere
Northern Hemisphere
and mostly in the Eastern Hemisphere
Eastern Hemisphere
. It is bordered by the Arctic
Arctic
Ocean to the north, the Atlantic Ocean
Atlantic Ocean
to the west, and the Mediterranean Sea to the south. It comprises the westernmost part of Eurasia
Eurasia
. Since around 1850, Europe
Europe
is most commonly considered as separated from Asia
Asia
by the watershed divides of the Ural and Caucasus
Caucasus
Mountains , the Ural River , the Caspian and Black Seas, and the waterways of the Turkish Straits . Though the term "continent" implies physical geography defines it, the land border is somewhat arbitrary and has moved since its first conception in classical antiquity
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Venezuela
Coordinates : 7°N 65°W / 7°N 65°W / 7; -65 Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela
Venezuela
* República Bolivariana de Venezuela
Venezuela
(Spanish ) Flag Coat of arms ANTHEM:
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Médanos Isthmus
The MéDANOS ISTHMUS is a sandy isthmus in Venezuela that connects the Paraguaná Peninsula with the rest of Falcón State . The isthmus is approximately 6 km (3.73 miles) wide and 27 km (16.78 miles) long. It is the site of the Médanos de Coro National Park . The isthmus is in the Paraguana xeric scrub ecoregion
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Isthmus Of Catalina Island
The ISTHMUS OF CATALINA ISLAND is a 770-meter (842 yards) section of land that joins the northwestern portion of Santa Catalina Island to the main part of the island. It lies approximately 37 km (23 mi) southwest of San Pedro Harbor . Part of the isthmus is occupied by the town of Two Harbors , named for two harbors on either side of the isthmus, Isthmus Cove and Catalina Harbor. Two Harbors lies on the leeward side facing Isthmus Cove
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Madison Isthmus
The MADISON ISTHMUS is an isthmus in Madison, Wisconsin , between Lake Mendota and Lake Monona . It is located between Madison's northeast side to the east and the University of Wisconsin campus to the west. CONTENTS * 1 History * 2 Physical characteristics * 3 See also * 4 References * 5 External links HISTORYAfter visiting the area in 1829, land speculator and judge James Duane Doty purchased 1,200 acres (490 ha) of land on the isthmus. By 1836 Doty had convinced the Wisconsin Territory legislature to relocate the capital to the site from its original location in Belmont . Construction of the Capitol began the following year, in 1837. PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICSThe southwestern portion of the Isthmus is home to the Wisconsin State Capitol , State Street , and Madison's main business and financial districts
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Seattle, Washington
SEATTLE (/siˈætəl/ ( listen )) is a seaport city on the west coast of the United States
United States
and the seat of King County , Washington . With an estimated 704,352 residents as of 2016 , Seattle
Seattle
is the largest city in both the state of Washington and the Pacific Northwest region of North America
North America
. In July 2013, it was the fastest-growing major city in the United States
United States
and remained in the Top 5 in May 2015 with an annual growth rate of 2.1%. In July 2016, Seattle
Seattle
was again the fastest-growing major U.S. city, with a 3.1% annual growth rate. The city is situated on an isthmus between Puget Sound
Puget Sound
(an inlet of the Pacific Ocean) and Lake Washington , about 100 miles (160 km) south of the Canada– United States
United States
border
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Lyme, New York
LYME is a town in Jefferson County , New York , United States
United States
. The population was 2,185 at the 2010 census. The TOWN OF LYME is in the northwest part of the county and is west of Watertown . CONTENTS * 1 History * 2 Geography * 3 Demographics * 4 Communities and locations in Lyme * 5 Adjacent towns and areas * 6 References * 7 External links HISTORYPrehistoric occupation area is known from the Middle Woodland Period as the Point Peninsula Complex . A common belief is that early explorers visited this town during the 16th century. Settlement began around 1802. Due to the large expanse of low-lying land, there was a great deal of sickness in the town. During the War of 1812
War of 1812
, the inhabitants built a fort, but tore it down after visiting British officials assured them no harm would come to them if they removed fortifications
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Asia
Metropolitan areas of Asia
Asia
List of cities in Asia List * Bangkok
Bangkok

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Black Sea
The BLACK SEA is a body of water and marginal sea of the Atlantic Ocean
Ocean
between Eastern Europe
Eastern Europe
, the Caucasus
Caucasus
, and Western Asia
Western Asia
. It is supplied by a number of major rivers, such as the Danube
Danube
, Dnieper , Rioni , Southern Bug , and Dniester
Dniester
. The Black Sea
Sea
has an area of 436,400 km2 (168,500 sq mi) (not including the Sea
Sea
of Azov ), a maximum depth of 2,212 m (7,257 ft), and a volume of 547,000 km3 (131,000 cu mi). It is constrained by the Pontic Mountains to the south, Caucasus
Caucasus
Mountains to the east, Crimean Mountains to the north, Strandzha to the southwest, Dobrogea Plateau to the northwest, and features a wide shelf to the northwest
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Red Sea
The RED SEA (also the ERYTHRAEAN SEA) is a seawater inlet of the Indian Ocean
Indian Ocean
, lying between Africa
Africa
and Asia
Asia
. The connection to the ocean is in the south through the Bab el Mandeb strait and the Gulf of Aden
Aden
. To the north lie the Sinai Peninsula
Sinai Peninsula
, the Gulf of Aqaba , and the Gulf of Suez (leading to the Suez Canal
Suez Canal
). The Red Sea
Red Sea
is a Global 200 ecoregion . The sea is underlain by the Red Sea Rift which is part of the Great Rift Valley . The Red Sea
Red Sea
has a surface area of roughly 438,000 km2 (169,100 mi2), is about 2250 km (1398 mi) long and, at its widest point, 355 km (220.6 mi) wide
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Mediterranean Sea
The MEDITERRANEAN SEA is a sea connected to the Atlantic Ocean
Atlantic Ocean
, surrounded by the Mediterranean Basin and almost completely enclosed by land: on the north by Southern Europe and Anatolia
Anatolia
, on the south by North Africa
North Africa
, and on the east by the Levant
Levant
. Although the sea is sometimes considered a part of the Atlantic Ocean, it is usually identified as a separate body of water. Geological evidence indicates that around 5.9 million years ago, the Mediterranean was cut off from the Atlantic and was partly or completely desiccated over a period of some 600,000 years, the Messinian salinity crisis , before being refilled by the Zanclean flood about 5.3 million years ago
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