Korea Bay

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Korea Bay
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Map showing Korea Bay.
North Korean name
Chosŏn'gŭl 서조선만
Hancha 西朝鮮灣
South Korean name
Hangul 서한만
Hanja 西韓灣

The Korea Bay or West Korea Bay (simplified Chinese: 朝鲜湾; traditional Chinese: 朝鮮灣; pinyin: Cháoxiǎn Wān; Jyutping: ciu4 sin1 waan1, Korean 서조선만, Korean pronunciation: [sʰʌdʑosʰʌnman], meaning "West Korea Bay") 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 Sea 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