Inland Sea

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Inland Sea

An arm of the Pacific Ocean in southern Japan between Honshu, Shikoku, and Kyushu. Linked to the Sea of Japan by a narrow channel, the sea is famous for its scenic beauty.

Inland Sea

n
(Placename) a sea in SW Japan, between the islands of Honshu, Shikoku, and Kyushu. Japanese name: Seto Naikai

In′land Sea′


n.
a sea in SW Japan, enclosed by the islands of Honshu, Shikoku, and Kyushu. 240 mi. (385 km) long.
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Noun1.Inland Sea - an arm of the Pacific Ocean in southern JapanInland Sea - an arm of the Pacific Ocean in southern Japan; surrounded by the islands of Honshu and Shikoku and Kyushu and linked to the Sea of Japan by a narrow channel; the chief port is Hiroshima
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We travelled to the small art islands of Naoshima and Teshima in the Seto Inland Sea.
It will be equipped with high-performance dual fuel engines that allows high-speed operation and superior environmental performance, and will be the first LNG-fueled tugboat to escort large-scale freighters in Osaka Bay and the Seto Inland Sea.
Shikoku is only separated from Honshu Island by what westerners call the Seto Inland Sea, a relatively narrow body of water dotted with thousands of tiny picturesque, pine covered islets, likely the cones of extinct volcanoes.
The Seto inland sea separates the three main islands of which country?
Hoshinchu Air Bonsai Garden will exclusively collaborate with unique artists and novelists at the Setouchi Triennale 2016 and continue to spread their belief "to nurture our planet" and help make the Seto Inland Sea the "Sea of Hope.
In addition, stomach content analyses of piscivorous fishes, coupled with tethering experiments in seagrass beds in the Seto Inland Sea off southwestern Japan, have revealed that the predation rate on juvenile white rockfish (Sebastes cheni) by piscivorous fishes was significantly higher at night than during the day (Kinoshita et al.
It destroyed about 10 hectares (25 acres) of forest within the first few hours, after taking hold near the western city of Aioi in Hyogo prefecture on the Seto Inland Sea coast.
blast on a Japanese tanker Thursday morning in the Seto Inland Sea,
These tourists are being ferried from Takamatsu Airport to Setouchi Triennale 2013, a unique festival of contemporary art spread out and interlaced with the numerous islands dotting Japan's picturesque Seto Inland Sea.
The quake struck at 5:33 am (2033 GMT on Friday) near Awaji island in the Seto Inland Sea southwest of the city of Kobe at a relatively shallow depth of 10 kilometres (six miles), the agency said.
The earthquake struck near Awaji island in the Seto Inland Sea southwest of the city of Kobe at 5:33am on Saturday 13 April (2033 GMT on Friday), said the country's meteorological office, destroying houses and injuring 24 people.
A cycling event co-hosted by the Ehime prefectural government and a major Taiwanese bicycle manufacturer started Friday in Etajima, Hiroshima Prefecture, to promote cycling routes for foreign tourists in the two prefectures around the picturesque Seto Inland Sea.