Where is Sea of Japan?
It is bounded South and East by the Japanese islands, north by the island of Sakhalin and West by the mainland of North Korea, Russia and South Korea. The sea of Japan is connected to the Pacific Ocean by the Korea Strait in the south, the Tsugaru Strait between the Japanese islands of Honshū and Hokkaidō, and the La Pérouse Strait between the islands of Hokkaidō and Sakhalin, as well as the sea of Okhotsk through the Tatar mountains in the North.
The sea of Japan has an area of approximately 978,000 km2 with an average depth of 1,752 meters and a maximum depth of 4,049 meters. It can be divided into three basins: The Northern Japan basin is the deepest area of the Yamato basin lies in the Southeast, and the Tsushima basin in the southwest. The water is shallow in the Yamato Basin. There, the ground is only about 285 meters below sea level. The coasts of the Eastern Islands are wide and relatively flat, in contrast to the mainland shores, especially in the West, along the coast of Korea, steep, rough and stony.
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