Gulf Of Oman(east of the persian gulf, which is a possible location of the garden of eden) is where Adam and Eve may have went once cast out of the garden in the bible story. It is a strait (and not an actual gulf) that connects the Arabian Sea with the Strait of Hormuz.
USS Carl Vinson transits the Strait of Hormuz.. ARABIAN SEA (Feb. 16, 2012) The Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) transits the Strait of Hormuz. Carl Vinson and Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 17 are deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class John Grandin/Released) 120216-N-BC134-478