Philippine Sea


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Philippine Sea

A section of the western Pacific Ocean east of the Philippines and west of the Marianas.

Philippine Sea

n
(Placename) part of the NW Pacific Ocean, east and north of the Philippines
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Noun1.Philippine Sea - a naval battle in World War II (1944)Philippine Sea - a naval battle in World War II (1944); a decisive naval victory for the United States fleet over the Japanese who were trying to block supplies from reaching American troops on Leyte
Second World War, World War 2, World War II - a war between the Allies (Australia, Belgium, Bolivia, Brazil, Canada, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Czechoslovakia, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Ethiopia, France, Greece, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, India, Iran, Iraq, Luxembourg, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Norway, Panama, Philippines, Poland, South Africa, United Kingdom, United States, USSR, Yugoslavia) and the Axis (Albania, Bulgaria, Finland, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Japan, Rumania, Slovakia, Thailand) from 1939 to 1945
Pacific, Pacific Ocean - the largest ocean in the world
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The aircraft carrier along with the guided-missile cruiser USS Philippine Sea and the guided-missile destroyer USS Truxtun were due to arrive in the Gulf late on Saturday, the report said.
4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Arup, a multidisciplinary engineering and consulting firm with a reputation for delivering innovative and sustainable designs, announced today that it completed the substructure detailed design of the Malampaya Depletion Compression Platform, a new offshore natural gas platform to be installed in the West Philippine Sea off the coast of Palawan, Philippines.
By Llanesca T Panti /Manila Times A Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) official is confident that the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea (Itlos) will invalidate China's claim on virtually the entire West Philippine Sea (South China Sea).
The USS George Washington aircraft carrier arrived in the Philippine Sea near the Gulf of Leyte yesterday and will set up a position off the coast of Samar Island to assess the damage and provide medical and water supplies.
Nari was located in the West Philippine Sea on Saturday morning, packing winds of 120 kilometers per hour and gusts of up to 150 kph.
Summary: In recent months, China has sparred with the Philippines, Vietnam and Japan over its extravagant territorial claims in the South and East China Seas and the West Philippine Sea.
Government forecasters told a televised news conference that Typhoon Utor, which winds of 150 kilometers per hour (93 miles per hour) and gusts up to 185 kph (115 mph), could gather strength over the Philippine Sea before it slams into northeastern Aurora province Monday.
The protesters, belonging to the West Philippine Sea Coalition that was convened, among others, by former Philippine Interior Secretary Rafael Alunan III and former National Security Adviser Roilo Golez, demanded that China respect the Philippines' exclusive economic zone and accept the Philippines' challenge to resolve the territorial disputes through a U.
4mi) Nearby Cities 22km (14mi) SSE of Buli, Taiwan 33km (21mi) E of Lugu, Taiwan 44km (27mi) ESE of Nantou, Taiwan 44km (27mi) ESE of Zhongxing New Village, Taiwan 728km (452mi) ENE of Hong Kong, Hong Kong Seismotectonics of the Philippine Sea and Vicinity The Philippine Sea plate is bordered by the larger Pacific and Eurasia plates and the smaller Sunda plate.
The North American Aerospace Defense Command, or NORAD, said it had detected the launching and tracked the missile a a Galaxy-3 rocket, called the Unha-3 by the North a as its first stage appeared to fall into the Yellow Sea and the second stage into the Philippine Sea.
Armstrong s widow Carol was presented an American flag at the ceremony aboard the USS Philippine Sea that included a bugler and rifle salute.
astronaut Neil Armstrong, the first man to set foot on the moon, was laid to rest in the Atlantic on Friday in a burial-at-sea service aboard the USS Philippine Sea, NASA reported.
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