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Question 1: the Strait of Messina, between Sicily and the toe of ________

Question 2: The ________ occurred in the late Miocene when the Mediterranean dried up.
Geologic time scalePaleocene–Eocene Thermal MaximumMessinian salinity crisisMediterranean Sea

Question 3: The climate is a typical ________ with hot, dry summers and mild, rainy winters.
Mediterranean SeaKöppen climate classificationOceanic climateMediterranean climate

Question 4: the Tyrrhenian Sea enclosed by ________, Italian peninsula and Sicily;

Question 5: the Catalan Sea, between Iberian Peninsula and ________, as a part of the Balearic Sea
Balearic IslandsHispaniaPontusLusitania

Question 6: the Strait of Gibraltar, connects the ________ to the Mediterranean Sea and separates Spain from Morocco
Atlantic OceanPacific OceanIndian OceanArctic Ocean

Question 7: What does the following picture show?

  A satellite image taken from the side of the Strait of Gibraltar. At left, Europe: at right, Africa.
  Turqueta beach, in the Spanish island of Menorca.
  Ksamil Islands in Saranda, Albania
  Predominant currents for June

Question 8: the ________, at the southern end of the Iberian Peninsula
History of GibraltarOur Lady of EuropeBay of GibraltarGibraltar Barbary Macaques

Question 9: ________ (from north to south): Turkey, Cyprus, Syria, Lebanon, Israel

Question 10: In addition, the Hellenic Arc experienced a rapid rotation phase during the ________, with a counterclockwise component in its eastern portion and a clockwise trend in the western segment.
Little Ice AgeLast glacial periodGlacial periodPleistocene

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