Okhotsk, Sea of


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  • Okhotsk, Sea of — Arm of the northwestern Pacific Ocean. Bounded by the Siberian coast, the Kamchatka Peninsula and the Kuril Islands, Hokkaido, and Sakhalin Island, it covers 611,000 sq mi (1,580,000 sq km). It connects the ports of the Russian Far East. Ice… …   Universalium

  • Okhotsk,Sea of — O·khotsk (ō kŏtskʹ, ə KHôtskʹ), Sea of An arm of the northwest Pacific Ocean west of the Kamchatka Peninsula and Kuril Islands. It is connected with the Sea of Japan by narrow straits. * * * …   Universalium

  • Okhotsk, Sea of — geographical name inlet of the Pacific E Russia in Asia W of Kamchatka Peninsula & Kuril Islands …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • OKHOTSK, SEA OF —    an immense sheet of water in Eastern Siberia, lying between the peninsula of Kamchatka and the mainland, with the Kurile Islands stretched across its mouth; is scarcely navigable, being infested by fogs …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • Okhotsk, Sea of — inlet of the Pacific W of Kamchatka and the Kurile Islands …   Webster's Gazetteer

  • Okhotsk, Sea of — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Sea of Okhotsk — Coordinates: 55°N 150°E / 55°N 150°E / 55; 150 …   Wikipedia

  • sea — /see/, n. 1. the salt waters that cover the greater part of the earth s surface. 2. a division of these waters, of considerable extent, more or less definitely marked off by land boundaries: the North Sea. 3. one of the seven seas; ocean. 4. a… …   Universalium

  • Okhotsk (disambiguation) — Okhotsk may refer to: Contents 1 Extraterrestrial 2 Japan 3 Russia 4 See also Extraterrestrial Okhotsk (crate …   Wikipedia

  • Okhotsk (train) — Okhotsk KiHa 183 series DMU forming an Okhotsk service, January 2009 Service type Limited express Operator JR Hokkaido Line used …   Wikipedia

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