Syrtis

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Syrtis (Ancient Greek: Σύρτις, either of two shallow sandy gulfs on the coast of Libya, proverbially dangerous to shipping) may refer to:

Places[edit]

North African coast[edit]

  • Syrtis Major (or the Great[er] Syrtis) is the Latin name for the Gulf of Sidra, a body of water in the Mediterranean Sea on the northern coast of Libya
  • Syrtis Minor (or the Lesser Syrtis) is the Latin name for the Gulf of Gabès, a body of water in the Mediterranean Sea on the eastern coast of Tunisia

Mars[edit]

Antarctica[edit]

  • Syrtis Hill, a prominent snow-free hill on Alexander Island, Antarctica

Other uses[edit]

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