Ligurian Sea

The Ligurian Sea is a support of the Mediterranean Sea that lies between the Italian Riviera and the islands of Corsica and Elba. The sea is possibly named after the early Ligures people.

The sea margins the France, Italy, and Monaco countries. The sea margins the Tyrrhenian Sea In the east, whereas it borders the Mediterranean Sea in the west. The most famous city in the region is Genoa and the northwest shore is famous for its attractive beauty and favorable weather.

The sea collects the Arno River from the east and many other rivers that initiate in the Apennines. The ports of Genoa, La Spezia, and Livorno are lies on its rocky shore and the depth reaches to a maximum of more than 9,300 feet (2,850 m) northwest of Corsica.

The stretch of water which divides the island of Corsica from the Italian mainland is called as the Corsica Channel and it is about 50 miles (80 km) broad and separates the Ligurian Sea from the Tyrrhenian Sea.

List of Seas in Atlantic Ocean

Adriatic Sea
Gulf of Mexico
Aegean Sea
Gulf of Sidra
Alboran Sea
Gulf of StLawrence
Argentine Sea
Gulf of Venezuela
Bay of Biscay
Ionian Sea
Bay of Bothnia
Labrador Sea
Bay of Campeche
Ligurian Sea