Sea of Japan
The Sea of Japan is a marginal sea of the western Pacific Ocean, between the Asian mainland, the Japanese archipelago and Sakhalin. It is bordered by Japan, North Korea, Russia and South Korea. Like t...
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Sea of Japan naming dispute
The international name for the body of water which is bordered by Japan, North Korea, Russia, and South Korea is disputed. In 1992, objections to the name Sea of Japan were first raised by North Korea...
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Liancourt Rocks
The Liancourt Rocks, also known as Dokdo or Tokto ([tokt͈o]; Hangul: 독도; hanja: 獨島, literally solitary island) in Korean, and Takeshima (竹島/たけしま, literally bamboo island) in Japanese, ...
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Japanese warship Kanrin Maru
Kanrin Maru (咸臨丸) was Japan's first sail and screw-driven steam corvette (the first steam-driven Japanese warship, Kankō Maru, was a side-wheeler). She was ordered in 1853 from the Netherlands, t...
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Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk Airport
Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk Airport (Russian: Аэропорт Южно-Сахалинск, IATA: UUS, ICAO: UHSS) is an airport in Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk, on the Russian island of Sakhalin. The airport was established in 1945 ...
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Report of Van Fleet Mission to Far East
The Report of Van Fleet Mission to the Far East is a secret report drafted by James Van Fleet, a US special mission ambassador, after a round of visits to South Korea, Japan, Taiwan, and the Philippin...
Nakhodka Bay
133°00′E / 42.817°N 133.000°E / 42.817; 133.000Nakhodka Bay or Nakhodka Gulf (Russian: зали́в Нахо́дка) is a bay of the Peter the Great Gulf of the Sea of Japan, on which ...
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Japanese gunboat Atago
Atago (愛宕) was a composite hulled, steam gunboat, serving in the early Imperial Japanese Navy. She was the third vessel to be completed in the four vessel Maya-class gunboat, and was named after M...
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Eastern Bosphorus
131°54′E / 43.067°N 131.900°E / 43.067; 131.900Eastern Bosporus (or Eastern Bosphorus, Russian: Босфор Восточный, Bosfor Vostochny) is a strait that separates the Muravyov...
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Toyama Bay
Toyama Bay (富山湾, Toyama-wan) is a bay located on the northern shores of Honshu, Japan. The bay borders Toyama and Ishikawa prefectures. The bay is known for the mirages on the horizon during t...
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Parangdo
Parangdo (Hangul: 파랑도; hanja: 波浪島), literally Parang Island may refer to:
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Putyatin Island
Putyatin Island (Russian: Остров Путятина) is an island in Strelok Bay (east part of Peter the Great Gulf), near 50 km east of Vladivostok and 35 km west of Nakhodka. It named after Admiral ...
Ussuri Bay
Ussuri Bay (Russian: Уссурийский залив) is the north-eastern part of the Peter the Great Gulf.It is 67 km long and 10–55 km wide. Its average depth is approximately 40 m (max 69 m).Ussur...
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Lookout (clipper)
The Lookout was an 1853 clipper known for her passages from New York to San Francisco, and as an offshore and coastal trader in the lumber and coal trades.
Lookout was launched in 1853, just as th...
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Strait of Tartary
Strait of Tartary (Gulf of Tartary, Gulf of Tatary, Tatar Strait, Tartar Strait, Strait of Tartar, also Russian: Татарский пролив, Chinese: 韃靼海峽; pinyin: Dádá hǎixiá, and Mamiya Strait (Ja...
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Japanese warship Shohei Maru
Shōhei Maru ( 昇平丸) was a Japanese wooden-hulled three-masted barque-rigged sailing ship. Japan's second modern Western-style warship, she was built 218 years after the beginning of the Tokugawa sh...
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Sakhalin-II
The Sakhalin-2 (Russian: Сахалин-2) project is an oil and gas development in Sakhalin Island, Russia. It includes development of the Piltun-Astokhskoye oil field and the Lunskoye natural gas fiel...
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Dai Ichi Daihoumaru Ship case
The Dai Ichi Daihoumaru Ship Incident (第一大邦丸事件 [Dai Ichi Daihoumaru jiken] refers to an incident where the South Korean Coast Guard shot and killed Seto Jujiro (瀬戸 重次郎), the head fisherman of the Japa...
Kojima (Hokkaido)
Ko Island (小島, Ko-jima) or Kojima is an uninhabited island in the Sea of Japan, 23 kilometres (14 mi) southwest of the mainland portion of the town of Matsumae town and is the southernmos...
T'yngryng
The t'yngryng (or tyngryn, tïgrïk) is a musical instrument of the Nivkh people (formerly called Gilyak) of Sakhalin Island in the Russian Far East. It is a one-string fiddle, played in the lap with a ...
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Shkot Island
Shkot Island (Russian: Остров Шкота lit. Isle of Shkot) is a one of five big islands of Eugénie de Montijo Archipelago. It lies due south of Russkiy Island, and falls under Vladivostok administration....
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Sovetskaya Gavan
Sovetskaya Gavan (Russian: Сове́тская Га́вань, lit. Soviet harbor) is a town in Khabarovsk Krai, Russia, and a port on the Strait of Tartary which connects the Sea of Okhotsk in the north with th...
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Japanese gunboat Ōshima
Ōshima (大島) was a steam gunboat, serving in the early Imperial Japanese Navy. She was named after the island of Ōshima off Shizuoka prefecture.
Ōshima was a steel-hulled three-masted gunboat w...
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Sakhalin-I
The Sakhalin-I (Russian: Сахалин-1) project, a sister project to Sakhalin-II, is a consortium to locate and produce oil and gas on Sakhalin Island and immediately offshore, in the Okhotsk Sea, fro...
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Maarten Gerritsz Vries
Maarten Gerritsz Vries, or Fries, also referred to as de Vries, (18 February 1589, Harlingen - late 1647, at sea near Manila) was a 17th-century Dutch cartographer and explorer, the first Western Euro...
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Posyet Bay
The Possiet Gulf or Posyet Bay (Russian: Залив Посьета) is a bay in the south-western part of the Peter the Great Gulf, between the promontories of Suslov and Gamov. It stretches for 31 kilometres fro...
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Ushi Island
Ushi (Russian: Уши) is a small uninhabited island in Amur Bay. It is a part of Eugénie de Montijo Archipelago under Vladivostok administration.The area of the island is 0.1 ha (45 m on 22 m). Its hig...
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