Babel Mandeb

Bab el Man·deb (bäb' ĕl mänʹdĕb)
A strategically important strait, 27.4 km (17 mi) wide, between the Arabian Peninsula and eastern Africa. It links the Red Sea with the Gulf of Aden.

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