The western Mediterranean is cut off by a bank crossing the narrow strait between Sicily and Cape Bon, usually known as the Adventure Bank, on which the depth is nowhere 200 fathoms. The mean depth of the western basin is estimated at 881 fathoms, and the deepest sounding recorded is 2040 fathoms. In the eastern Mediterranean the mean depth is nearly the same as in the western basin.
She ignored his question and turned away, moving to a small basin of water.
It is beautifully situated in the centre of a valley basin on a plateau 3500 ft.
He retrieved her glass from the basin of the sink and poured her more wine.
Evnitzki states that the saltest water of the whole basin occurs in the Aegean Sea.