Korea Bay

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Korea Bay
Bohaiseamap2.png
Map showing Korea Bay.
North Korean name
Chosŏn'gŭl서조선만
Hancha西朝鮮灣
South Korean name
Hangul서한만
Hanja西韓灣
 
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Not to be confused with East Korea Bay.
Korea Bay
Bohaiseamap2.png
Map showing Korea Bay.
North Korean name
Chosŏn'gŭl서조선만
Hancha西朝鮮灣
South Korean name
Hangul서한만
Hanja西韓灣

The Korea Bay, sometimes the West Korea Bay (Hangul: 서조선만 or 서한만; hanja: 西朝鮮灣 or 西韓灣; Korean pronunciation: [sʰʌdʑosʰʌn.man] or [sʰʌhan.man]) is a northern extension of the Yellow Sea,[1] between Liaoning Province of China and North P'yŏngan Province of North Korea.[2]

It is separated from the Bohai by the Liaodong Peninsula, with Dalian at its southernmost point.[3][4]

The Yalu (Amnok) River, which marks the border between China and North Korea, empties into the Korea Bay between Dandong (China) and Sinŭiju (North Korea).[5][6]

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  1. ^ Merriam-Webster's Geographical Dictionary, Third Edition. Springfield, Mass.: Merriam-Webster. 1998. p. 605. ISBN 0-87779-546-0. 
  2. ^ Merriam-Webster's Geographical Dictionary, Third Edition. Springfield, Mass.: Merriam-Webster. 1998. p. 606. ISBN 0-87779-546-0. 
  3. ^ Merriam-Webster's Geographical Dictionary, Third Edition. Springfield, Mass.: Merriam-Webster. 1998. p. 647. ISBN 0-87779-546-0. 
  4. ^ Merriam-Webster's Geographical Dictionary, Third Edition. Springfield, Mass.: Merriam-Webster. 1998. p. 300. ISBN 0-87779-546-0. 
  5. ^ Merriam-Webster's Geographical Dictionary, Third Edition. Springfield, Mass.: Merriam-Webster. 1998. p. 1321. ISBN 0-87779-546-0. 
  6. ^ Merriam-Webster's Geographical Dictionary, Third Edition. Springfield, Mass.: Merriam-Webster. 1998. p. 1092. ISBN 0-87779-546-0. 

Coordinates: 39°N 124°E / 39°N 124°E / 39; 124