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Place in news: Strait of Hormuz

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  • July 29, 2020
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Place in news: Strait of Hormuz

Part of: GS Prelims – Geography – Map based  

About: 

  • It is a strait between the Persian Gulf and the Gulf of Oman. 
  • It provides the only sea passage from the Persian Gulf to the open ocean and is one of the world’s most strategically important choke points. 
  • On the north coast lies Iran, and on the south coast the United Arab Emirates and Musandam, an exclave of Oman. 

Link: Strait of Hormuz 

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