B. Strait of Tartar
C. Palk Strait
D. None of these
Which of the following is the Narrowest Strait of the world?
Strait of Tartar
The Strait of Tartar is the world’s narrowest. At its narrowest point, it is 7.3 kilometers wide and 632 kilometers long.
It is a strait in the Pacific Ocean that connects the Sea of Okhotsk on the north with the Sea of Japan on the south, separating the Russian island of Sakhalin from mainland Asia (South-East Russia).
Why is the Strait of Tartary important?
The Strait is only 4.5 mi (7 km) wide at its narrowest point, but it nonetheless serves as a vital shipping path and houses numerous key Russian seaports in its larger lengths.
Where is Tartar Strait?
The Tatar Strait, also known as the Gulf of Tatary, is a short waterway in the northwest Pacific Ocean that connects the Sea of Japan (south) and the Sea of Okhotsk, passing between Sakhalin Island (east) and the Asian mainland.