Asperic Ocean

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Location of the Asperic Ocean

The Asperic Ocean, also known as the Central Ocean, is a body of water bounded by the continents of Tarephia in the west, Uletha in the north, Archanta in the east and Antarephia in the southeast.

The Asperic Ocean is approximately 6,000 km from west to the east and 8,000 km from north to south. The southern portion of the Asperic Ocean is sometimes called Southsea.

In the north, there are some notable islets and archipelagos, such as Onnutu, Cocus Island and the Serene Islands. There are also three great gulfs in the north. The first leads to Guyenne, which ended in Sathria at 36.7° N as the northernmost point. At his northwestern end is a small strait (only 11 km wide), the Strait of Abren through Dematisna, leading to the Hesperic Ocean. The second gulf leads to the Mediterranea Sea starting from Castellan. The third, the Gulf of Axia, lays east of the Gobras peninsula south of Wiwaxia leads along Orinoco to the eastern part of the sea. At the central part of the Ocean, at the east, the White Sea divides the northern part of Archanta (Gwynian) from the southern part of Archanta (Astrasia). The White Sea also leads to the Mecyna canal which then connects the Gulf of Archanta to the White Sea. At the western side, the Bahia Latina divides Tarephia from Anterephia and leads to the Strait of Lyc to the Hesperic Ocean.

As the four continents bound the Asperic Ocean, the Ocean is an important area for shipping-trade. Notable harbours along the Asperic are Khaiwoon in the northeast, Porto Colon in Latina in the west, Negn Hobn in Zylanda in the east, Maralgola in Sathria in the north. Smaller, but important harbours are Leluwa in Onnutu, Campo Verde in Brasonia, Cabo Bonito in Liberia and Puerto Moreno on the Liberan Peninsula.