Encyclopedia Of World Geography

Author: R. W. McColl
Publisher: Infobase Publishing
ISBN: 0816072299
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The western coast is far more level, with numerous inlets and thousands of
islands—South Korea's overall coastline is more than 1,488 mi (2,400 km),
mostly because of these features. South Korea shares a border of 151 mi (248
km) with North Korea, and lies across the Korea Strait from Japan, and the Yellow
Sea from CHINA. The climate is said to be one of the healthiest in the world,
temperate most of the year, with the southernmost regions (notably the island of
Cheju) lying within ...

Earth S Landscape An Encyclopedia Of The World S Geographic Features 2 Volumes

Author: Joyce A. Quinn
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 1610694465
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An Encyclopedia of the World's Geographic Features Joyce A. Quinn, Susan L.
Woodward. 59–79 in (1,500–2,000 mm) annually. Due to higher rainfall amounts,
average salinity in the southern part of the sea of Japan is 33.8, although snow
melt can reduce salinity in the north to 31.5 in the spring. With an ... The current
forks at Tsushima Island in the strait; the western branch flows along the east
coast of South Korea and into the center of the sea as the East Korea Warm
Current.

Encyclopedia Of Plague And Pestilence

Author: George C. Kohn
Publisher: Infobase Publishing
ISBN: 1438129238
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Further reading: Howe, A World Geography of Human Diseases; Sabin, “
Research on Dengue during World War II.” Japanese Encephalitis Epidemics of
the 1920s and 1930s Series of epidemics of Japanese B encephalitis (JBE). The
disease, whose causative arbovirus was not isolated until 1935, had been
prevalent in Japan since the summer of 1871. It had also been reported in the
Philippines, Korea, Singapore, Taiwan, India, Burma (Myan- mar), and Thailand (
the Chiang Mai or ...

Encyclopedia Of Human Geography

Author: Gerald Rudolph Pitzl
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780313320101
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The United States, Canada, Europe, Russia, Japan, Korea, Singapore, Taiwan,
and Hong Kong have traditional strongholds of secondary activities. ... Suggested
Readings: Ian Hamilton, ed., Resources and Industry: The Illustrated
Encyclopedia of World Geography, New York: Oxford University Press, 1992;
Frederick P. Stutz and Anthony R. de Souza, The World Economy: Resources,
Location, Trade, and Development, 3rd ed., Upper Saddle River, N.J.: Prentice
Hall, 1998.

The Usborne Internet Linked Encyclopedia Of World Geography With Complete World Atlas

Author: Gillian Doherty
Publisher: Usborne Pub Limited
ISBN: 9780794508050
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