Gulf of Oman

strait that connects the Arabian Sea with the Strait of Hormuz
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 Sea of Oman 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