Qiongzhou Strait

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Qiong′zhou′ Strait′

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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More than 3,000 years ago, the ancestors of the nationality sailed across the Qiongzhou Strait and settled on the island, where they continued to develop what became their unique and distinct culture.
The 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-km 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.Haikou on the northern coast of Hainan Island is the capital whilst Sanya is a stunning location full of five-star luxury hotels and numerous new ones appearing on the horizon, and tourist-friendly gloriously soft-sanded beaches and bays on the south coast.Hainan has over 1,500km (580sq/m) of tropical forest, in which live 4,600 kinds of plants and more than 570 species of animals.There are various ethnic groups living in Hainan and their lifestyles and traditions are celebrated and provide an essential ingredient to the visitor experience.The Li are the largest indigenous group on the island in terms of population.
Train and shipping services across the Qiongzhou Strait have been suspended due to the arrival of the storm.
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.
It is located in the South China Sea, separated from Guangdong's Leizhou Peninsula to the north by the shallow and narrow Qiongzhou Strait.There are a total of eight major cities and 10 counties in Hainan Province.
The ship, registered under the name of "Nanfang 1" in Zhanjiang city, Guangdong, has been stranded in the Qiongzhou Strait since 2:15 p.m.