• Nestled in the azure blue waters of the Indian Ocean, this island nation is literally a tourist's paradise and promises an over-the-top experience to everyone who books tickets on flights arriving here. (southalltravel.co.uk)
  • Besides, tourists can take delights in an array of water sports and indulge in global cuisines including Chinese, Indian and European. (southalltravel.co.uk)
  • The borders of the Indian Ocean, as delineated by the International Hydrographic Organization in 1953 included the Southern Ocean but not the marginal seas along the northern rim, but in 2000 the IHO delimited the Southern Ocean separately, which removed waters south of 60°S from the Indian Ocean, but included the northern marginal seas. (wikipedia.org)
  • Four critically important access waterways are the Suez Canal (Egypt), Bab el Mandeb (Djibouti-Yemen), Strait of Hormuz (Iran-Oman), and Strait of Malacca (Indonesia-Malaysia).The decision by the International Hydrographic Organization in the spring of 2000 to delimit a fifth ocean, the Southern Ocean, removed the portion of the Indian Ocean south of 60 degrees south latitude. (cia.gov)
  • It is bounded by Asia on the north, on the west by Africa, on the east by Australia, and on the south by the Southern Ocean or, depending on definition, by Antarctica. (wikipedia.org)
  • The four sovereign Indian Ocean states of Comoros, Madagascar, Mauritius and Seychelles, the two French overseas departments of Mayotte and Reunion, as well as the British colony of BIOT (Chagos), all form part of Africa. (brill.com)
  • The Indian Ocean provides major sea routes connecting the Middle East, Africa, and East Asia with Europe and the Americas. (cia.gov)
  • In August 2016, the China Ocean Shipping Company (COSCO) acquired a 51 percent interest in the Piraeus Port Authority. (military.com)
  • The volume is derived from invited plenary talks that were presented at the initial Sustained Indian Ocean Biogeochemistry and Ecosystem Research (SIBER) workshop held at the National Institute of Oceanography (NIO) in Goa, India, in October 2006. (wiley.com)
  • China said the object was 22 meters long (74ft) and 13 meters (43ft) wide, and spotted around 120 km (75 miles) "south by west" of potential debris reported by Australia off its west coast in the forbidding waters of the southern Indian Ocean. (reuters.com)
  • Four military search planes are on their way to a remote part of the Indian Ocean to determine whether two large objects spotted by satellite are debris from the missing flight. (nbc12.com)
  • In the Arabian Sea the violent Monsoon brings rain to the Indian subcontinent. (wikipedia.org)
  • The officials said the Navy would maintain the aircraft carrier Kitty Hawk on station in the Arabian Sea and the rest of the Indian Ocean until May, three months longer than planned, and would then have a carrier battle group of six to eight warships sailing there at all times rather than part time, as occurs now. (sun-sentinel.com)
  • Three South African nationals have been rescued from their stricken yacht in the southern Indian Ocean by Royal Australian Navy warship HMAS Parramatta yesterday evening, 18 March 2017, in a search and rescue operation coordinated by the Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA). (noonsite.com)
  • A British scientist and her American pilot had to make an emergency ascent from 100 meters beneath the surface of the Indian Ocean after smoke filled the cockpit of their submersible. (msn.com)
  • Well, as expected, now entering the Andaman Sea, part of the Northern Indian Ocean, where sea surface temperatures are conducive for greater development. (redorbit.com)
  • The crew aboard an IL-76 plane sighted the object in the southern Indian Ocean search area today and reported the coordinates to the Australian command center, which is coordinating the multinational search, as well as the Chinese icebreaker Snow Dragon, which is en route to the area, Xinhua News Agency reported. (bendbulletin.com)
  • Since Australia announced the first image of what could be parts of the aircraft on Thursday, the international search for the plane has focused on an expanse of ocean more than 2,000 km (1,200 miles) southwest of Perth. (reuters.com)
  • As insular nations and territories in an increasingly globalized, militarized and largely unregulated ocean, they face particular challenges. (brill.com)
  • The ocean is my marine library ," were the wise words of a young Seychellois boy who read out a poem he'd written for the Opening Ceremony of the just concluded 8th Conference of the Parties (COP 8) of the Nairobi Convention with the theme ' Conserving the Marine and Coastal Environment for the Western Indian Ocean for the next 30 Years' . (birdlife.org)
  • The humanitarian response to the 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake of a magnitude of 9.3 was prompted by one of the worst natural disasters of modern times. (wikipedia.org)
  • In fact, Beijing's String of Pearls is expanding beyond the Indian Ocean to include port development and infrastructure projects in Wavis Bay, Namibia, Sao Tome and Principe in the Gulf of Guinea, Darwin, Australia and Piraeus, Greece. (military.com)
  • When you think of blue, cloudless skies above a warm turquoise sea that laps against a palm fringed beach you tend to be thinking of the Indian Ocean. (huffingtonpost.co.uk)
  • An Air Force B-1 bomber involved in the Afghanistan campaign crashed into the Indian Ocean on Wednesday, but its four crew members were rescued in good condition after two hours in a warm, calm sea. (sun-sentinel.com)
  • Widely described in the western media as China's first overseas base, the facility, still in the process of being constructed, stops short of being a full-fledged military base, but is widely interpreted as the first step in a significant build-up of Chinese military power in the Indian Ocean. (military.com)
  • Whether this catch is unintended, unwanted, or highly sought after, its impact on ocean ecosystems demands urgent action. (pewtrusts.org)
  • Business Administration Economics English Language and Literature Journalism Political Science Public Administration Public Health Indian Ocean University is a private, non-profit institution and registered as higher education institution under the Ministry of Higher Education and Culture. (wikipedia.org)
  • First batch of students started on September 1993 on limited academic discipline at Indian Ocean University (IOU), like Business Administration and Nursing. (wikipedia.org)
  • The readership for this book will consist of academic and governmental researchers interested in exploring how oceanographic, atmospheric, and hydrological processes combine to establish the environmental setting that supports and drives the pelagic system and which are especially relevant to understanding the complex biogeochemical and ecological interactions in the Indian Ocean. (wiley.com)