Tyrrhenian Sea


Tyrrhenian Sea

Arm of the Mediterranean Sea. It is located between the western coast of Italy and the islands of Corsica, Sardinia, and Sicily. It is connected with the Ligurian Sea on the northwest through the Tuscan Archipelago and with the Ionian Sea on the southeast through the Strait of Messina. Chief inlets include the Bay of Naples.

Variants of TYRRHENIAN SEA

Tyrrhenian Sea Italian Mare Tirreno

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