East Sea

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East Sea or Eastern Sea may refer to:

  • Sea of Japan, a marginal sea between Korean-Peninsula, Russia, and Japanese archipelago, called Donghae (Hangul: 동해; hanja: 東海; "East Sea") or Chosŏn Tonghae (Chosŏn'gŭl: 조선동해; hancha: 朝鮮東海; "Korean East Sea") in North and South Korea.
  • East China Sea, a marginal sea east of China, where it is called Dōng Hǎi (东海/東海) in Chinese, meaning "East Sea"
  • South China Sea, a marginal sea south of China and east and south of Indochina, called Biển Đông in Vietnamese, meaning "East Sea"
  • Baltic Sea, called "East Sea" in various languages
  • Dead Sea, a salt lake east of Israel, as used in the Bible (Joel 2:20; Ezek. 47:18)
  • Mare Orientale, Latin for "Eastern Sea", on the Moon
  • Atlantic Ocean is also referred to as the East Sea or Eastern Sea, in poetry and other uses in North America
  • Pacific Ocean is also called the East Sea in poetry and other uses from Australia, New Zealand, China and Japan

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