A Strait is a channel of water or narrow passage of waterways that connects two larger water bodies. Straits are formed naturally.
There are many straits in the world such as Florida Strait connects Atlantic Ocean & Gulf of Mexico, Gibralter Strait connects Atlantic Ocean & Mediterranean Sea, and Malacca Strait connects Bay of Bengal & Java sea. Here is a list of some of the important straits in the world and the water bodies joined by them.
List of Important Straits Of The World
|Name of the Strait||Water Bodies Joined|
|Bab-al-Mandeb||Arabian Sea & Red Sea|
|Bering||Arctic Ocean & Bering Sea|
|Bosphorus||Black Sea & Marmara Sea|
|Dover||Atlantic Ocean & North Sea|
|Florida||Atlantic Ocean & Gulf of Mexico|
|Gibralter||Atlantic Ocean & Mediterranean Sea|
|Malacca||Bay of Bengal & Java Sea|
|Megellan||South Atlantic Ocean & South Pacific Ocean|
|Palk||Bay of Bengal & Indian Ocean|
|Sunda||Indian Ocean & Java Sea|