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Not Always LargePlay
Some gulfs are smaller and can be similar to bays, especially in common usage. SlideWe spent the afternoon sailing in the small gulf near the village.
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Enclosed by LandPlay
Picture a gulf as an arm of a sea or ocean reaching into the land, but not fully enclosed. SlideThe Gulf of California stretches up between Baja California and the Mexican mainland.
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Distinctive NamesPlay
Gulfs are often given names that may reflect history, nearby countries, or distinctive features. SlideThe Arabian Gulf is another name for the Persian Gulf.