No other body of water evokes images of beauty and romanticism than the Mediterranean Sea. The reason why it has become one of the most popular seas in the world map is that the Aegean civilization flourished around this sea. From being a center of commerce of merchants trading from Phoenicia, it has become an important trading link for routes to the East. During the Second World War, the sea also played a big role to the United States and the Soviet Union prior to its dissolution.
Getting to Know the Mediterranean Sea
One of the most common mistakes that people make is thinking that the sea is actually a separate body of water. The truth is that it is technically part of the Atlantic Ocean, covering an approximate area of 2.5 million square kilometers.
It is almost completely enclosed by land, and only a small 14-kilometer opening between Spain … Read More