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The Korea Bay, sometimes the West Korea Bay (Korean서조선만 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 Pyongan Province of North Korea.[2]

Korea(n) Bay
West Korea(n) 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

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.

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