Korea Strait


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Korea Strait

A channel between southeast South Korea and southwest Japan. It connects the East China Sea with the Sea of Japan.
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Korea Strait

n
(Placename) a strait between South Korea and SW Japan, linking the Sea of Japan (East Sea) with the East China Sea
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Kore′a Strait′


n.
a strait between Korea and Japan, connecting the Sea of Japan and the East China Sea. 120 mi. (195 km) long.
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Noun1.Korea Strait - a strait between Korea and Japan; connects the East China Sea and the Sea of Japan
Tsushima - a naval battle in the Russo-Japanese War (1905); the Japanese fleet defeated the Russian fleet in the Korean Strait
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Translations
détroit de Corée
References in periodicals archive ?
Its southern tip lies on the Korea Strait and the East China Sea.
On September 17, the Zephyr encountered a violent typhoon in the Korea Strait. Prudently, the Irishman sought refuge in the Korean island group of Gomundo (also known as Port Hamilton).
The story of her colorful life, which ended when she, together with her lover, jumped from a ship crossing the Korea Strait, has inspired musicals and films, including a 1991 movie of the same title.
'The spills are due to the relatively high risk of shipping incidents, particularly in the Korea Strait where there are busy shipping lanes, and winter storms,' says Hunt.
Located half way between Korea and Japan, the volcanic plateau emerging at the west end of the Korea Strait has a hot and humid climate, where tea thrives at about 500m above sea level on flat land, thus allowing to mechanically harvest the richly flushing leaf.
Jeju Province, Korea's largest island lying in the Korea Strait, southwest of South Jeolla Province, has decay hazard ratings above 70, considered a severe decay hazard zone according to the generally accepted classifications.

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