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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 and Sweden
Sweden
. It connects the Bothnian Sea
Bothnian Sea
with the Baltic Sea
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
Sweden
cross the Sea of Åland.

REFERENCES

* ^ Lasse Jansson (19 June 2014). "Vad hände sen med de gamla färjorna" (in Swedish). Aftonbladet. Retrieved 30 January 2016.