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Gulf of Oman

The Gulf of Oman is an arm of the Arabian Sea that borders Iran and south-western Pakistan to the north and Oman and the United Arab Emirates to the south. The Gulf of Oman used to be called The Persian Sea on old maps.[1]


  1. See references:
    Persian sea
    pars sea
    • Exact location of "Persian Sea" can be seen on maps depicted at: [1]
    • "The Book of Duarte Barbosa" by Duarte Barbosa, Mansel Longworth Dames. 1989. p.79. ISBN 978-81-206-0451-3
    • "The Natural History of Pliny". by Pliny, Henry Thomas Riley, John Bostock. 1855. p.117
    • "The Countries and Tribes of the Persian Gulf" by Samuel Barrett Miles - 1966. p.148
    • "The Life & Strange Surprising Adventures of Robinson Crusoe of York, Mariner". by Daniel Defoe. 1895. p.279
    • "The Outline of History: Being a Plain History of Life and Mankind". by Herbert George Well. 1920. p.379.
    • "The New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge" by Johann Jakob Herzog, Philip Schaff, Albert Hauck. 1910. p.242