Qiongzhou Strait


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Qiong′zhou′ Strait′

(ˈtʃyɔŋˈdʒoʊ)
n.
a strait between Hainan island and Leizhou peninsula. 50 mi. (81 km) long; 15 mi. (24 km) wide. Also called Hainan Strait.
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he new Hainan interconnection comprises four HVAC (High Voltage Alternating Current) 500 kV single core SCFF (self-contained fluid filled) cables to be laid under the Qiongzhou Strait in southern China, along a 32-kilometer route.
China Southern Airlines said it would cancel all flights to and from the provincial capital Haikou, while ferry services and trains to the mainland across the 30-kilometer Qiongzhou Strait were also suspended, it said.
It is located in the South China Sea, separated from Guangdong's Leizhou Peninsula to the north by the shallow and narrow Qiongzhou Strait.
Train and shipping services across the Qiongzhou Strait have been suspended due to the arrival of the storm.
Table 105: HDOT/GDOT - Qiongzhou Strait Bridge - Hainan, Key Facts
Table 106: HDOT/GDOT - Qiongzhou Strait Bridge - Hainan, Location Details
Thirty-two flights had been cancelled as of Tuesday morning at the Phoenix International Airport and all shipping lines across the Qiongzhou Strait located between Leizhou Peninsula in Guangdong province and Hainan Island, have been closed since Sunday night.
Since Wednesday morning, the Qiongzhou Strait between Guangdong and Hainan has been closed to shipping and at least two dozen flights in and out of Hainan's capital Haikou were canceled Thursday.
Table 1: HDOT/GDOT - Qiongzhou Strait Bridge - Hainan, Key Facts
Table 2: HDOT/GDOT - Qiongzhou Strait Bridge - Hainan, Location Details
The ship, registered under the name of "Nanfang 1" in Zhanjiang city, Guangdong, has been stranded in the Qiongzhou Strait since 2:15 p.