1. For each subject country, bordering countries (if any) appear first in alphabetical order, followed by bordering bodies of water (if any) also in alphabetical order. If there are both countries and bodies of water, the last country will appear enclosed in dashes ----- like this ----- to indicate only bodies of water follow. 2. Include the TYPE of the body of water in your answer, most commonly in the form: Bay of __, Bight of __, Gulf of __, Strait of __; __ Channel, __ Ocean, __ Passage, __ Sea; or Lake __. 3. The Atlantic and Pacific Oceans are always preceded by either North or South, but the Indian Ocean stands alone. 4. Abbreviate with Confidence™ All multi-word abbreviations for countries, oceans, and seas are accepted (details in comments) 5. Source data are from CIA World Factbook country maps: http://bit.ly/92uHdx 6. Click the BACK TO THE START source link to go to the first quiz.