Tasman Sea, an arm of the Pacific Ocean between Australia and New Zealand. It is as much as 1,400 miles (2,250 km) wide and more than 17,000 feet (5, 180 m) deep. The sea is located in a region of prevailing westerly winds known as “the roaring forties,” and is frequently stormy. It was named for the Dutch explorer Abel Janszoon Tasman, who discovered New Zealand and Tasmania in 1642.
Mombasa Kenya, a city in eastern Africa 270 miles (435 km) southeast of Nairobi. It lies on Mombasa Island in an inlet of the Indian Ocean, and on the surrounding mainland.
Syria, or Syrian Arab Republic, one of the countries of the Middle East in southwestern Asia.