Gulf of Volta

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Gulf of Volta

Galf av Wo̊ltta (Eshen)

Golf von Volta (Mergan)

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Gulf of Volta
LocationEastern Uletha
TypeSea arm
River sourcesFluva Tasa, Fluva Sarde
Ocean/Sea sourcesArdentic Ocean
Basin countriesFlag of Anisora.png Anisora
Esheinflag.png Eshein
Flag of Kanea.jpg Kanea
Mergany Flag.png Mergany
Bandera nelavia png.PNG Nelavia
Viljanni Flag.png Viljanni
Major citiesViljanni, Nediar, New Tyrrin

The Gulf of Volta (Eshen: Galf av Wo̊ltta; Mergan: Golf von Volta) is an oceanic basin that is a southwestward extension of the Scythian Sea. It is surrounded entirely by parts of the Ulethan continent and serves as an interior, marginal sea off the Ardentic Ocean. The bordering countries are (in clockwise order) Eshein, Viljanni, Mergany, Helvetiany, UL012, UL013, Anisora, Palaseskia, Kanea, UL015f, UL015e, Supernia and Nelavia. The bay is connected via the Strait of Madrin, Strait of Owneheym and the Southern Strait to the Darcodian Sea.

Major ports include the Port of Brugham in the northwest, the Port of Eym.

Etymology

Its Ingerish name is derived from the island Volta. In Eshen, the name of Volta is "Wo̊ltta" therefore the name of the gulf in Eshen is "Galf av Wo̊ltta", Gulf of Volta.