The SEA OF ÅLAND (Finnish : Ahvenanmeri; Swedish : Ålands hav) is a
waterway in the southern
Gulf of Bothnia
Gulf of Bothnia , between the Åland islands
Sweden . It connects the
Bothnian Sea with the
Baltic Sea proper .
The seas are often choppy here. The narrowest part is named South
Kvarken . The trench running on the bottom of the Sea of Åland
contains the second deepest spot of the Baltic Sea, at a depth of 301
meters, which is second only to Landsort Deep .
Many ferries moving between Finland and
Sweden cross the Sea of
* ^ Lasse Jansson (19 June 2014). "Vad hände sen med de gamla
färjorna" (in Swedish). Aftonbladet. Retrieved 30 January 2016.