Tsugaru Strait


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Tsu·ga·ru Strait

 (tso͝o-gä′ro͞o)
A channel between Honshu and Hokkaido in northern Japan.
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Tsugaru Strait

(ˈtsuɡɑˌru)
n
(Placename) a channel between N Honshu and S Hokkaido islands, Japan. Width: about 30 km (20 miles)
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After a rapid overnight pit stop in Morioka, I board an early train for Hokkaido, passing the impressive 2,000m Mount Iwate just north of Morioka, and then crossing under the Tsugaru Strait to reach Hokkaido via the 33-mile Seikan Tunnel.
After a rapid overnight pit stop in Morioka, I board an early train for Hokkaido, passing the impressive 2,000m Mount Iwate, just north of Morioka, and then crossing under the Tsugaru Strait to reach Hokkaido via the 33-mile Seikan Tunnel.
After a rapid overnight pit in Morioka, I board an early train for Hokkaido, passing the impressive 2,000m Mount Iwate just north of Morioka, and then crossing under the Tsugaru Strait reach Hokkaido via the 33-mile Seikan Tunnel.
regula stb b tr pas impr Moun After a rapid overnight pit stop in Morioka, I board an early train for Hokkaido, passing the impressive 2,000m Mount Iwate just north of Morioka, and then crossing under the Tsugaru Strait to reach Hokkaido via the 33-mile Seikan Tunnel.
Gene flow between it and the other populations seems to be restricted by the Tsugaru Strait between the Sea of Japan and Pacific Ocean (Fig.
More also completed six of the Oceans Seven swims between 2014 and 2016: English Channel (13 hours and 23 minutes), North Channel (12 hours and 43 minutes), Catalina Channel (10 hours and 17 minutes), Molokai Channel (17 hours and 28 minutes), Tsugaru Strait (10 hours and 37 minutes) and Gibraltar Strait (3 hours and 56 minutes).
The final feat, crossing the North Channel between Northern Ireland and Scotland, topped a list that included the Strait of Gibraltar, California's Catalina Channel, Japans Tsugaru Strait and New Zealand's Cook Strait.
Stephen, 47, completed the Oceans Seven challenge crossing the 19.5km Tsugaru Strait in Japan at around 5.50pm Irish time on Saturday, taking 14 hours 24 minutes.
(98) The Soya Strait divides Hokkaido and Russia's Sakhalin Island; (99) the Tsugaru Strait separates Honshu and Hokkaido; (100) the Osumi Strait is at the southern end of Kyushu and the East China Sea; (101) and the Tsushima and Korean Straits separate Japan and South Korea.
Aussie woman crosses Tsugaru Strait, aiming for 'Ocean's Seven'
Fukushima in Hokkaido is a town of about 5,000 people facing the Tsugaru Strait. The town's population is expected to decline to 2,000 or so in 2035.
Part of the Tsushima Warm Current flows from the Sea of Japan into the Pacific Ocean through the Tsugaru Strait, then flows southward along the coast of Sanriku district, Tohoku (Ueno & Yamazaki 1987).