It is the lowest at 33.8‰ in the south-east and south-west because of frequent rains and remains at about 34.09‰ in most other parts. [19] They also made attempts to catch blue[20] and fin whales,[21] but these species invariably sank after being killed. It requires a stable field of low clouds driven by the wind over a small (isolated) and tall obstacle, and usually forms over small mountainous islands. "sign-up": "https://dictionary.cambridge.org/auth/signup?rid=READER_ID", The sea surface temperature of the Japan Sea has risen by about 1.3–1.7 °C over the last 100 years, roughly twice as much as the global ocean (Japan Meteorological Agency, State of the ocean climate 2020).Due to its location close to human activities, changes in the water mass properties of the Japan Sea are of vital importance to local climate and fisheries. Navy sails destroyer near Russia-claimed waters in Sea of Japan Dec. 5, 2018 02:07 Under international maritime law, nations' territorial rights extend only 12 miles from shore. Should a conventional high-end contingency erupt in the East China Sea between the United States and China, Japan could support the U.S. military. For centuries, the sea had protected Japan from land invasions, particularly by the Mongols. The oxygen concentration is 95% of the saturation point near the surface, it decreases with the depth to about 70% at 3,000 m (9,800 ft).[28][13]. {code: 'ad_topslot_b', pubstack: { adUnitName: 'cdo_topslot', adUnitPath: '/23202586/cdo_topslot' }, mediaTypes: { banner: { sizes: [[728, 90]] } }, [27] The land area had expanded northward in the Late Miocene. bids: [{ bidder: 'rubicon', params: { accountId: '17282', siteId: '162036', zoneId: '776156', position: 'atf' }}, { bidder: 'triplelift', params: { inventoryCode: 'Cambridge_MidArticle' }}, The straits were formed in recent geologic periods. },{ However, in central-southern parts, it may be 8–10 °C (46–50 °F) down to 100–150 m (330–490 ft), 2–4 °C (36–39 °F) at 200–250 m (660–820 ft), 1.0–1.5 °C (33.8–34.7 °F) at 400–500 m (1,300–1,600 ft) and then remain at about 0 °C (32 °F) until the bottom. bidders: '*', The depths between 300 and 800 m (980 and 2,620 ft) are covered in hemipelagic sediments (i.e., of semi-oceanic origin); these sediments are composed of blue mud rich in organic matter. { bidder: 'openx', params: { unit: '539971065', delDomain: 'idm-d.openx.net' }}, var pbHdSlots = [ The tides are semi-diurnal (rise twice a day) in the Korea Strait and in the northern part of the Strait of Tartary. window.ga=window.ga||function(){(ga.q=ga.q||[]).push(arguments)};ga.l=+new Date; 'pa pdd chac-sb tc-bd bw hbr-20 hbss lpt-25' : 'hdn'">. { bidder: 'appnexus', params: { placementId: '11654174' }}, Few rivers discharge into the sea and their total contribution to the water exchange is within 1%. { bidder: 'onemobile', params: { dcn: '8a9690ab01717182962182bb50ce0007', pos: 'cdo_topslot_mobile_flex' }}, 'cap': true }); They also feed the Sōya Current and exit through the La Perouse Strait to the Sea of Okhotsk. The northern one-quarter of the sea, particularly the Siberian coast and the Strait of Tartary, freezes for about 4−5 months. They accelerate in the Korea Strait (40–60 cm/s or 16–24 in/s), La Pérouse Strait (50–100 cm/s or 20–39 in/s) and especially in the Tsugaru Strait (100–200 cm/s or 39–79 in/s). Watadzumi sea. pbjsCfg = { 'max': 36, Apart from tides, the water level also experiences seasonal, monsoon-related variations across the entire sea with the highest levels observed in summer and lowest in winter. Japan, Sea of, or East Sea, enclosed arm of the Pacific Ocean, c.405,000 sq mi (1,048,950 sq km), located between Japan and the Asian mainland, connecting with the East China Sea, "Terrestrial invasion of pomatiopsid gastropods in the heavy-snow region of the Japanese Archipelago". { bidder: 'criteo', params: { networkId: 7100, publisherSubId: 'cdo_rightslot' }}, { bidder: 'ix', params: { siteId: '195451', size: [300, 50] }}, googletag.pubads().setTargeting("cdo_ei", "sea"); [32][33], Vladivostok is a base for the Russian whaling fleet. bids: [{ bidder: 'rubicon', params: { accountId: '17282', siteId: '162050', zoneId: '776358', position: 'atf' }}, Its water balance is mostly determined by the inflow and outflow through the straits connecting it to the neighboring seas and the Pacific Ocean. The most significant islands are Moneron, Rebun, Rishiri, Okushiri, Ōshima, Sado, Okinoshima, Ulleungdo, Askold, Russky and Putyatin. The Sea of Japan seen from the south of Slavyanka. In 1796, a British naval officer, William Robert Broughton explored the Strait of Tartary, the eastern coast of the Russian Far East and the Korean Peninsula. { bidder: 'triplelift', params: { inventoryCode: 'Cambridge_Billboard' }}, "loggedIn": false [27] The orogenesis of high mountain ranges in north-eastern Japan started in Late Miocene and lasted in Pliocene also.[27]. "error": true, [25], The Sea of Japan was a landlocked sea when the land bridge of East Asia existed. { bidder: 'criteo', params: { networkId: 7100, publisherSubId: 'cdo_btmslot' }}, The shorelines are relatively straight and are lacking large bays or capes; the coastal shapes are simplest for Sakhalin and are more winding in the Japanese islands. iasLog("criterion : cdo_pt = entry"); Japan claims the term has been the international standard since at least the early 19th century,[6] while the Koreas claim that the term "Sea of Japan" arose later while Korea was under Japanese rule, and before that occupation, other names such as "Sea of Korea" or "East Sea" were used in English. { bidder: 'sovrn', params: { tagid: '446382' }}, [27] During the Miocene, there was expansion of Sea of Japan. { { bidder: 'ix', params: { siteId: '195467', size: [300, 50] }}, name: "pubCommonId", ~海(海の名前). [28], The importance of the fishery in the sea is illustrated by the territorial disputes between Japan and South Korea over Liancourt Rocks and between Japan and Russia over the Kuril Islands. Mammals are represented by seals and whales (ancient name for the basin in Chinese was "Sea of Whales"[2]), and the crustaceans by shrimps and crabs. }; { bidder: 'ix', params: { siteId: '195464', size: [160, 600] }}, iasLog("criterion : sfr = cdo_dict_english-japanese"); { bidder: 'ix', params: { siteId: '195467', size: [320, 100] }}, googletag.pubads().setTargeting("cdo_c", ["science_geographic_locales", "arts_entertainment_media", "shopping_consumer_resources", "leisure_food_travel"]); { bidder: 'criteo', params: { networkId: 7100, publisherSubId: 'cdo_topslot' }}, { bidder: 'sovrn', params: { tagid: '346693' }}, Tsunami waves were also recorded in the sea. name: "unifiedId", [28], In summer the wind weakens to 2–7 m/s (6.6–23.0 ft/s) and reverses its direction, blowing warm and humid air from the North Pacific onto the Asian mainland. { bidder: 'openx', params: { unit: '539971079', delDomain: 'idm-d.openx.net' }}, { bidder: 'ix', params: { siteId: '195451', size: [300, 250] }}, A naming dispute exists about the sea name, with South Korea promoting the English translation of its native name as the East Sea. expires: 365 The exact location of this dreaded patch of malevolent ocean remains nebulous, with most estimates putting it … Aokigahara (青木ヶ原), also known as the Sea of Trees (樹海, Jukai), is a forest on the northwestern flank of Japan's Mount Fuji, thriving on 30 square kilometres (12 sq mi) of hardened lava laid down by the last major eruption of Mount Fuji in 864 CE. The incident occurred in the Peter the Great Bay in the Sea of Japan, which Russia claims as part of its territorial waters, but the U.S. does not recognize the claim. [27] The south part of the Japanese archipelago remained as a relatively large landmass. { bidder: 'onemobile', params: { dcn: '8a969411017171829a5c82bb4deb000b', pos: 'cdo_leftslot_160x600' }}, { bidder: 'openx', params: { unit: '539971063', delDomain: 'idm-d.openx.net' }}, 'min': 31, They are diurnal at the eastern shore of Korea, Russian Far East and the Japanese islands of Honshū and Hokkaidō. { bidder: 'criteo', params: { networkId: 7100, publisherSubId: 'cdo_topslot' }}, The sea climate is characterized by warm waters and monsoons. pbjs.que.push(function() { The Sea of Japan is an elegantly-crafted, heartfelt novel about the adventures and misadventures of a young woman attempting to forge connections between disparate cultures. name: "idl_env", Please find below many ways to say sea in different languages. ga('set', 'dimension2', "entry"); bids: [{ bidder: 'rubicon', params: { accountId: '17282', siteId: '162036', zoneId: '776160', position: 'atf' }}, The major Russian port of Vladivostok mainly serves inland cargos, whereas Nakhodka and Vostochny are more international and have a busy exchange with Japan and South Korea. { bidder: 'onemobile', params: { dcn: '8a969411017171829a5c82bb4deb000b', pos: 'cdo_btmslot_300x250' }}, type: "cookie", [12], This article incorporates CC-BY-2.0 text from this reference:[27], Marginal sea between Japan, Russia and Korea. { bidder: 'triplelift', params: { inventoryCode: 'Cambridge_Billboard' }}, There they merge into the Tsugaru Current and flow into the Pacific Ocean through the Tsugaru Strait. Kameda Y. Seabed down to 300 m (980 ft) is of continental nature and is covered with a mixture of mud, sand, gravel and fragments of rock. From a distance, the two islands of Antipenko (left) and Sibiryakov (right). if(window.__tcfapi) { bidder: 'appnexus', params: { placementId: '11654157' }}, var pbDesktopSlots = [ [14] Most entered the sea via Korea Strait[15] and left via La Pérouse Strait,[16] but some entered and exited via Tsugaru Strait. By virtue of his own life experiences, the novels' author, Keita Nagano, clearly feels compelled to bridge these worlds, and acts out that drama through his characters. { bidder: 'openx', params: { unit: '539971063', delDomain: 'idm-d.openx.net' }}, }; { bidder: 'ix', params: { siteId: '195465', size: [300, 250] }}, The area that has come to be known variously as the Devil’s Sea, the Dragon’s Triangle, Ma-no Umi in Japanese, and the Taiwan Triangle, is an expanse of ocean lying off the coast of Japan that has over the centuries accrued a sinister reputation for swallowing vessels up to never be seen again. { bidder: 'sovrn', params: { tagid: '346693' }}, { bidder: 'pubmatic', params: { publisherId: '158679', adSlot: 'cdo_leftslot' }}]}, [27], The north part of the Japanese archipelago was further fragmented later until orogenesis of the north-eastern Japanese archipelago began in the later Late Miocene. [13] Flora and fauna unique to the region near the Sea of Japan are known as "Japan Sea elements". Coordinates: .mw-parser-output .geo-default,.mw-parser-output .geo-dms,.mw-parser-output .geo-dec{display:inline}.mw-parser-output .geo-nondefault,.mw-parser-output .geo-multi-punct{display:none}.mw-parser-output .longitude,.mw-parser-output .latitude{white-space:nowrap}40°N 135°E / 40°N 135°E / 40; 135. Winter temperatures are 0 °C (32 °F) or below in the north and 10–14 °C (50–57 °F) in the south. { bidder: 'openx', params: { unit: '539971079', delDomain: 'idm-d.openx.net' }}, In an attempt to wear down Japanese resistance in disputed East China Sea, China has been ramping up civilian and military presence in the airspace and waters around a … Major South Korean ports are Busan, Ulsan, and Pohang situated on the south-eastern coast of the Korean Peninsula, but they also mainly target countries not bordering the Sea of Japan. { bidder: 'openx', params: { unit: '539971066', delDomain: 'idm-d.openx.net' }}, const customGranularity = { { bidder: 'appnexus', params: { placementId: '11654157' }}, },{ { bidder: 'pubmatic', params: { publisherId: '158679', adSlot: 'cdo_leftslot' }}]}, This combination results in strong evaporation, which is especially noticeable between October and March when the strong (12–15 m/s [39–49 ft/s] or higher) north-western monsoon wind brings cold and dry continental air. dfpSlots['topslot_a'] = googletag.defineSlot('/23202586/cdo_topslot', [], 'ad_topslot_a').defineSizeMapping(mapping_topslot_a).setTargeting('sri', '0').setTargeting('vp', 'top').setTargeting('hp', 'center').addService(googletag.pubads()); The returning branch is composed of the Liman, North Korea and Central (or Mid-) Japan Sea currents which bring fresh and cold water along the Asian coast to the south. [28], The sea has a surface area of about 978,000 km2 (378,000 sq mi), a mean depth of 1,752 m (5,748 ft) and a maximum depth of 3,742 m (12,277 ft). The last step sharply drops to the depths of about 3,500 m (11,500 ft) toward the central (deepest) part of the sea. }, tcData.listenerId); { bidder: 'pubmatic', params: { publisherId: '158679', adSlot: 'cdo_topslot' }}]}, priceGranularity: customGranularity, { bidder: 'triplelift', params: { inventoryCode: 'Cambridge_SR' }}, Russian expeditions of 1733–1743 mapped Sakhalin and the Japanese islands. The International Hydrographic Organization defines the limits of the "Japan Sea" as follows:[31]. "noPingback": true, In 1803–1806, the Russian navigator Adam Johann von Krusenstern while sailing across the globe in the ship Nadezhda also explored, in passing, the Sea of Japan and the eastern shores of Japanese islands. 'cap': true The coastal areas contain several kg/m2 of biomass. googletag.cmd.push(function() { the Black Sea. [13] The intensity of shipments across the Sea of Japan is steadily increasing as a result of the growth of East Asian economies. The shiny red color of sea bream and the whole fish shape fit well for the celebratory occasion. Vladivostok is also a terminal point of the Trans-Siberian Railway which brings many goods to and from this major port. What’s more, the word ‘happy’ in Japanese is Medetai (めでたい), which includes the … defaultGdprScope: true iasLog("__tcfapi removeEventListener", success); 'max': 30, The Korea Strait is composed of the Western Channel and the Tsushima Strait, on either side of Tsushima Island. A typical variation of salinity across the sea in summer is 31.5‰ to 34.5‰ from north to south. Most other areas of the sea are of oceanic origin. googletag.pubads().addEventListener('slotRenderEnded', function(event) { if (!event.isEmpty && event.slot.renderCallback) { event.slot.renderCallback(event); } }); { bidder: 'pubmatic', params: { publisherId: '158679', adSlot: 'cdo_btmslot' }}]}]; googletag.pubads().setCategoryExclusion('mcp').setCategoryExclusion('resp').setCategoryExclusion('wprod'); There are no large islands in the sea. Ice melting in spring results in cold currents in the northern areas. expires: 60 In November 2020, the IHO approved a proposal that supports the use of Sea of Japan name alone in official nautical charts.[9][10][11]. { bidder: 'criteo', params: { networkId: 7100, publisherSubId: 'cdo_rightslot' }}, }, { bidder: 'criteo', params: { networkId: 7100, publisherSubId: 'cdo_rightslot' }}, 何としても海をひと目みたいものだ。 I ache for a sight of the sea. There are numerous unexplored areas, even in Japanese waters, especially in the deep sea. Right whales were caught from March to September,[22] with peak catches in May and June. The surface layer tends to be more fresh in the sea parts which experience ice melting and rains. Their formation had interrupted the migration of elephants into the Japanese islands at the end of the Neogene Period (about 2.6 million years ago). googletag.pubads().setTargeting("cdo_tc", "resp"); { bidder: 'ix', params: { siteId: '195464', size: [160, 600] }}, { bidder: 'triplelift', params: { inventoryCode: 'Cambridge_MidArticle' }}, It reaches 3 meters in the south near the Korea Strait, but quickly drops northwards to 1.5 m (4.9 ft) at the southern tip of Korean Peninsula and to 0.5 m (1.6 ft) meters at the North Korean shores. [28] Most water (97% or 52,200 km3 [12,500 cu mi]) flows into the sea through the Korea Strait and discharges through the Tsugaru (64% or 34,610 km3 [8,300 cu mi], La Pérouse 10,380 km3 [2,490 cu mi]) and Korea straits. Squid is mostly caught near the sea center and salmon near the northern and south-western shores. { bidder: 'ix', params: { siteId: '195467', size: [320, 50] }}, (Translation of sea from the Cambridge English–Japanese Dictionary © Cambridge University Press) { bidder: 'appnexus', params: { placementId: '11654208' }}, { bidder: 'onemobile', params: { dcn: '8a969411017171829a5c82bb4deb000b', pos: 'cdo_topslot_728x90' }}, dfpSlots['houseslot_a'] = googletag.defineSlot('/2863368/houseslot', [300, 250], 'ad_houseslot_a').defineSizeMapping(mapping_houseslot_a).setTargeting('sri', '0').setTargeting('vp', 'mid').setTargeting('hp', 'right').setCategoryExclusion('house').addService(googletag.pubads()); {code: 'ad_rightslot', pubstack: { adUnitName: 'cdo_rightslot', adUnitPath: '/23202586/cdo_rightslot' }, mediaTypes: { banner: { sizes: [[300, 250]] } }, The largest bays are Peter the Great Gulf, Sovetskaya Gavan; Vladimira Bay, Olga; Posyet Bay in Russia; East Korea Bay in North Korea; and Ishikari (Hokkaidō), Toyama (Honshū), and Wakasa (Honshū) Bays in Japan. { bidder: 'pubmatic', params: { publisherId: '158679', adSlot: 'cdo_topslot' }}]}, [28] Annual precipitation increases from 310–500 mm (12–20 in) in the north-west to 1,500–2,000 mm (59–79 in) in the south-east.[13]. A line joining Sôni Misaki and Nishi Notoro Misaki (45°55′ N). They are rich in dissolved oxygen, especially in the western and northern parts, which are colder and have more phytoplankton than the eastern and southern areas. In the 1780s, the Frenchman Jean-François de Galaup, comte de Lapérouse, traveled northward across the sea through the strait later named after him. iasLog("criterion : cdo_tc = resp"); initAdSlotRefresher(); googletag.pubads().collapseEmptyDivs(false); googletag.pubads().setTargeting("cdo_t", "arriving-and-departing"); bids: [{ bidder: 'rubicon', params: { accountId: '17282', siteId: '162036', zoneId: '776140', position: 'atf' }}, } { bidder: 'triplelift', params: { inventoryCode: 'Cambridge_MidArticle' }}, { bidder: 'openx', params: { unit: '539971065', delDomain: 'idm-d.openx.net' }}, As world sea level dropped during the advance of the last Ice Age, the exit straits of the Sea of Japan one by one dried and closed. Like the Mediterranean Sea, it has almost no tides due to its nearly complete enclosure from the Pacific Ocean. }], googletag.pubads().set("page_url", "https://dictionary.cambridge.org/dictionary/english-japanese/sea"); The bottle got stuck to the seabed and turned into a rock, which became a representation of the God of the Sea of Japan. The tidal waves have a speed of 10–25 cm/s (3.9–9.8 in/s) in the open sea. In the Tsugaru Kaikô. Wind may also locally change the water level by 20–25 cm (7.9–9.8 in); for example, it is higher in summer at the Korean and lower at the Japanese coasts. { bidder: 'openx', params: { unit: '539971080', delDomain: 'idm-d.openx.net' }}, [28], The sea waters have blue to green-blue color and a transparency of about 10 m (33 ft). The sea has magnetite sands as well as natural gas and petroleum fields near the northern part of Japan and Sakhalin Island. ga('create', 'UA-31379-3',{cookieDomain:'dictionary.cambridge.org',siteSpeedSampleRate: 10}); Sea of Japan, Japanese Nihon-kai, Russian Yaponskoye More, also called East Sea, Korean Tonghae or Donghae, marginal sea of the western Pacific Ocean. { bidder: 'appnexus', params: { placementId: '11654174' }}, { bidder: 'appnexus', params: { placementId: '11654149' }}, So add another ~4e21 kJ to the bill. var pbMobileLrSlots = [ The US Navy challenged what it called Russia's "excessive maritime claims" to waters in the Sea of Japan Tuesday, sailing a warship into an area claimed by Moscow, an act that drew a … It is bounded by Japan and Sakhalin Island to the east and by Russia and Korea on the Asian mainland to the west. The coastal length is about 7,600 km (4,700 mi) with the largest part (3,240 km or 2,010 mi) belonging to Russia. [23] During the peak years of 1848 and 1849 a total of nearly 160 vessels (over 50 in 1848, and over 100 in 1849) cruised in the Sea of Japan,[24] with significantly lesser numbers in following years. The amplitude however increases to 2.3–2.8 m (7.5–9.2 ft) toward the north of the Strait of Tartary due to its funnel-like shape. {code: 'ad_leftslot', pubstack: { adUnitName: 'cdo_leftslot', adUnitPath: '/23202586/cdo_leftslot' }, mediaTypes: { banner: { sizes: [[120, 600], [160, 600]] } }, { bidder: 'openx', params: { unit: '539971066', delDomain: 'idm-d.openx.net' }}, { bidder: 'ix', params: { siteId: '195451', size: [300, 250] }}, It lowers in summer to 1.0253 and 1.0215 g/cm3, respectively. Photo: Kyodo The idea is to wear down Japanese resistance over time – and so far it seems to be having an effect. type: "html5", { bidder: 'onemobile', params: { dcn: '8a969411017171829a5c82bb4deb000b', pos: 'cdo_rightslot_flex' }}, { bidder: 'sovrn', params: { tagid: '346688' }}, { bidder: 'ix', params: { siteId: '195465', size: [300, 250] }}, Mixed tides occur in Peter the Great Gulf and Korea strait. Nowadays the Sea of Japan is bounded by the Russian mainland and Sakhalin island to the north, the Korean Peninsula to the west, and the Japanese islands of Hokkaidō, Honshū and Kyūshū to the east and south. {code: 'ad_topslot_a', pubstack: { adUnitName: 'cdo_topslot', adUnitPath: '/23202586/cdo_topslot' }, mediaTypes: { banner: { sizes: [[300, 50], [320, 50], [320, 100]] } }, storage: { ga('send', 'pageview'); Add sea to one of your lists below, or create a new one. googletag.pubads().setTargeting('cdo_alc_pr', pl_p.split(",")); The Name East Sea Used for Two Millennia. 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