The expression Black Sea has a not known and sure explanation today; possible are:
- The Black Sea has frequently strong storms; in the antiquity and Middle Age, up to 20th century the navigation was frequently dangerous; and bad was associated with black.
- During winter and under clouds the sea surface appear as black.
- In the Middle age Turks associated kara (black) with the North.
- The Scythic origin of the name seems not credible.
The Black Sea and the Red Sea are named after colors.
The Red Sea , The Yellow sea, the White Sea and the Black Sea.
The red sea and the black sea
The Red Sea and The Black Sea :D
Black Sea Red Sea Coral Sea White Sea Yellow Sea
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Well, there are two seas that I know of, that are named by color. One is the Black Sea, and the other is called the Red Sea.
The sea was first named by the ancient Greeks who called it "Inhospitable Sea." The sea got this reputation because it was difficult to navigate, and hostile tribes inhabited its shores. It was later named the Black Sea because of its hostility and mixture of hydroden sulfide. The Black Sea has a depth of over 150 meters, and its waters are filled with hydrogen sulfide for almost two kilometers.
The Black Sea is located in southeastern Europe, with Ukraine to its north and Turkey to its south. Its name comes from the Ottomans: In medieval Turkish, the word for "black" and the word for "North" were the same.
None. You're probably thinking of the red sea and the black sea, not oceans, as such.
black fish was about a killer whale named tilikum and how he was kept in captivity for sea world. and no matter what he did or who he killed they still kept him..
Because the Mediterranian is relatively clear, and the Black Sea runs into it (via the Aegean Sea, just another name, it's still part of the Mediterranian Sea); the Black Sea appears Black when compared to the Mediterrainian Sea. Visibility is poor and air is almost non-existent in the depths of the Black Sea. The Yellow Sea has sand particles blown onto it by the deserts in China, and give the sea a yellowish appearance when sailing upon it. The Red Sea has a seasonal bacteria upon it's surface, giving it a redish appearance.