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Chong·jin (chông′jĭn′, chœng′-)
A city of northeast North Korea on the Sea of Japan. It is a port and an industrial center.
Chŏngjin (ˈtʃʌŋˈdʒɪn) or
(Placename) a port in E North Korea, on the Sea of Japan (East Sea). Pop: 603 000 (2005 est)
a seaport in W North Korea. 754,128.
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Moscow also refused to double the capacity of a steel plant being constructed at Ch'ongjin
, saying this was not "realistic" (Document 24).
The largest carrier strike of the war occurred in September when 142 planes from three carriers destroyed the Aoji oil refinery and attacked other targets at Munsan and Ch'ongjin
five miles from Manchuria and ten miles from the Soviet border.