Q: Is a sea a large body of salt water that is surrounded in whole or in part by land? ¶
Q: Is a sea known as the coast and the part between the lowest spring tides and the upper limit reached by splashing waves is the shore? ¶
Q: Is a sea governed by international law? ¶
Q: Is a sea an essential aspect of human trade? ¶
A: Yes, and travel, mineral extraction, and power generation.
Q: Is a sea sodium chloride? ¶
Q: Is a sea the particular body international law applied to maritime questions and offenses? ¶
Q: Are seas smaller and are usually bounded by land masses? ¶
A: Yes, and the singular standard exception being the Sargasso Sea, which is created by the four currents bounding what is termed the North Atlantic Gyre.
Q: Are seas open to all states? ¶
A: Yes, and whether coastal or land-locked" and provides a non-exhaustive list of freedoms including navigation, overflight, the laying of submarine cables, the building of artificial islands, fishing, and scientific research".
Q: Is a sea enforced over the protest of neighboring states? ¶
Q: Is a sea especially common in Christian imagery? ¶
A: Yes, where several of Jesus's disciples were said to have been fishermen on the Sea of Galilee.
Q: Is a sea conventionally divided into up to five large oceanic sections—including the International Hydrographic Organization's four named oceans and the Southern Ocean? ¶
A: Yes, smaller, second-order sections, such as the Mediterranean, are known as seas.
Q: Was a sea contaminated by radioactive caesium-137 from the former Sellafield nuclear fuel processing plant and nuclear accidents sometimes cause radioactive material to seep into the sea? ¶
A: Yes, as at the Fukushima in 2011.
Q: Was a sea once common but whales' dwindling numbers prompted international conservation efforts and finally a moratorium on most commercial hunting? ¶
Q: Is a sea called oceanic? ¶
Q: Is a sea a recurring theme in the Haiku poems of the Japanese poet Matsuo Bashō? ¶
A: Yes, In modern literature, sea-inspired novels have been written by the sailors Herman Melville, Joseph Conrad, and Herman Wouk.
Q: Are seas generally larger than lakes and contain salt water? ¶