Gulf of Oman
strait that connects the Arabian Sea with the Strait of Hormuz
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.
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- Exact location of "Persian Sea" can be seen on maps depicted at:  Archived 2003-06-21 at the Wayback Machine
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