Korea Strait

The Korea Strait is a sea passage between Japan and South Korea, connecting the East China Sea and the Sea of Japan in the northwest Pacific Ocean. The strait is split by the Tsushima Island into the western channel and the Tsushima Strait (eastern channel).

Read more about Korea Strait:  Geography, Currents, Economic Significance, Naming of The Strait

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Sea Of Japan - Hydrology
... The Kuroshio (Japan Current), the Tsushima Current and the East Korea Warm Current bring warmer and more saline water to the north ... and flow into the Pacific Ocean through the Tsugaru Strait ... They also feed the Sōya Current and exit through the La Perouse Strait to the Sea of Okhotsk ...
Japanese Cruiser Itsukushima - Service Record - Russo-Japanese War
... the blockade of Port Arthur by patrols and escorts in the Korea Strait starting in February 1904 based out of the Takeshiki Guard District on Tsushima island ... On 5 April, she was back on station in the Korea Strait ... She returned to patrols in the Korea Strait on 30 May ...
Korea Strait - Historic Impact - Future
... The possibility of a Japan-Korea Undersea Tunnel or bridge, similar to the Channel Tunnel between France and the United Kingdom, has been discussed for ... It remains to be seen, but Japan has interest in shipping goods through Korea and Russia to Europe though there are many technical challenges ...

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