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The Bosphorus

Collier's War Maps of the Dardanelles, the Sea of Marmora, and the Bosphorus, with insets for the Dardanelles and the Gallipoli Peninsula, the Narrows of the Dardanelles, Constantinople (Istanbul), and the Bosphorus between the Sea of Marmora and the Black Sea

Collier's War Maps of the Dardanelles, the Sea of Marmora, and the Bosphorus, with insets for the Dardanelles and the Gallipoli Peninsula, the Narrows of the Dardanelles, Constantinople (Istanbul), and the Bosphorus between the Sea of Marmora and the Black Sea

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Collier's War Maps of the Dardanelles, the Sea of Marmora, and the Bosphorus

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The Dardanelles and the Gallipoli Peninsula, an inset from Collier's War Maps of the Dardanelles, the Sea of Marmora, and the Bosphorus

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The Narrows of the Dardanelles

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Constantinople (Istanbul)

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The Bosphorus between the Sea of Marmora and the Black Sea

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The Bosphorus, or Hellespont, is a strait connecting the Black Sea and Russia's ice-free ports, to the Sea of Marmora. From the Sea of Marmora, the Dardanelles is a strait flowing into the Aegean Sea. Istanbul straddles the Bosphorus, in Asia Minor in Europe.

The Bosphorus is a strait in Turkey.