the

Tyrrhenian Sea

the tyrrhenian sea is part of the

Mediterranean Sea off the western coast

of Italy it is named for the tyrrhenian

people identified since the 6th century

BCE with the Etruscans of Italy

geography the sea is bounded by Corsica

and Sardinia the Italian peninsula to

the east and Sicily the maximum depth of

the sears 3785 meters the tyrrhenian sea

is situated near where the African and

Eurasian plates meet there for mountain

chains and active volcanoes such as

Mount Marcy Lee are found in its depths

the AG olean islands and ooze super are

located in the southern part of the sea

north of Sicily extend the International

hydrographic organization defines the

limits of the tyrrhenian sea as follows

in the strait of messina a line joining

the north extreme of Cape basie with the

east extreme of the island of Sicily k

per loro on the southwest a line running

from Cape Lily bo to the south extreme

of Cape chulada in Sardinia in the

Strait of bonifacio a line joining the

west extreme of Cape testa in Sardinia

with the southwest extreme of Cape Fear

no in Corsica on the North a line

joining cape course in Corsica with

tomato island and thence through Tino

and Palmeiro islands to San Pietro point

on the coast of Italy dot exits there

are four exits from the tyrrhenian sea

basins the tyrrhenian basin is divided

into two basins the vavilov plane and

the Marcy Lee play they are separated by

the undersea Ridge known as the S or

bridge after a thorough whistle name

it's name derives from the Greek name

for the Etruscans who were said to be

emigrants from Lydia and led by the

prints tyrannous the Etruscans settled

along the coast of modern Tuscany and

referred to the water as the sea of the

Etruscans ports the main ports of the

tyrrhenian sea in it AR Naples polar

Civita Vecchia salerno property and

jatara in france the most important port

is bastia note that even though the

phrase port of Rome is frequently used

there is in fact no port in Rome instead

the port of Rome refers to the maritime

facilities at savato vecchia some 68

kilometers to the north west of Rome not

too far from its airport Gilly oporto is

a small island port in this area it rose

to prominence when the Costa Concordia

ran aground a few meters off the coast

of gilio and sank the ship was recently

removed and towed to genoa wins in Greek

mythology it is believed that the cliffs

above the tyrrhenian sea has the four

winds kept by Ellis the winds of the

Mistral from the Rhone Valley the lib

hecho from the southwest and the Sirocco

and Austro from the south image gallery

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