La Pérouse Strait

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La Pé·rouse Strait

 (lä pā-ro͞oz′)
A channel of the western Pacific Ocean between Sakhalin Island and northern Hokkaido, Japan, connecting the Sea of Okhotsk with the Sea of Japan.
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Another project calls for the laying of a submarine cable more than 50 kilometers across the Soya Strait from Hokkaido to Sakhalin to deliver energy from Russian thermal power plants.
hexapterus, that is found throughout the North American Arctic from Hudson Bay, Canada, in the east, through the Beaufort and Chukchi seas, into the northern and western Bering Sea, and to the southern Sea of Okhotsk in the Soya Strait off Hokkaido, Japan.
pulcherrimus was surveyed from Todohokke in the Pacific Ocean off southern Hokkaido, the Tsugaru Strait, and the Sea of Japan to Wakkanai in the Soya Strait, off northern Hokkaido, from 1990-1993 (Fig.
The weather system is being formed by low pressure developing in the Soya Strait north of Hokkaido and in the sea off the Kuril Islands, the agency said.
Russian border guards told the Japanese coast guard Tuesday evening that the ship was first spotted in the Japan Sea west of the Soya Strait around 9:50 a.
Russian border guards told the coast guard Tuesday evening that the ship, first spotted in the Japan Sea west of the Soya Strait north of Hokkaido around 9:50 a.
It's a no-man's land where cliffs jut out into the gloomy waters of the Soya Straits, beyond which lies Russia.
The four aircraft, including the two Backfire Tu-22 bombers, flew eastward over the Soya Straits near Rebun Island, northern Hokkaido, between 11:59 a.