The Aegean Sea (/ᵻˈdʒiːən/; Greek: Αιγαίο Πέλαγος [eˈʝeo ˈpelaɣos]; Turkish: Ege Denizi Turkish pronunciation: [eɟe denizi]) is an elongated embayment of the Mediterranean Sea located between the Greek and Anatolian peninsulas, i.e., between the mainlands of Greece and Turkey. In the north, it is connected to the Marmara Sea and Black Sea by the Dardanelles and Bosphorus. The Aegean Islands are within the sea and some bound it on its southern periphery, including Crete and Rhodes.
The sea was traditionally known as Archipelago (in Greek, Αρχιπέλαγος, meaning "chief sea"), but in English this word's meaning has changed to refer to the Aegean Islands and, generally, to any island group....LESS
ISTANBUL (AP) — A tourist boat capsized off Turkey's coast in less than a minute Wednesday, killing at least one person and leaving two people missing, according to Turkish news agencies. The official Anadolu news agency reported that 11 people were on the 20-meter (65-foot) boat that sunk off Marmaris on the Aegean Sea. Officials rescued eight people, including the captain, from the overturned boat. A baby was resuscitated after being taken out of the water, the private Dogan news agency reported.