Yellow Sea (Huáng Hǎi 黄海)

Bent NIELSEN

The Yellow Sea (Huang Hai) is the overly exploited gulf that lies between China and Korea; it is known for its omnipresent fishing vessels and oil refineries. Its name comes from yellow silt deposited in its waters by the Huang (Yellow) River.

The Yellow Sea (Huang Hai), the shallow gulf between China and Korea, is 870 kilometers long from the south to the north and 556 kilometers wide from the east….

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By | 2014-12-16T16:54:22+00:00 January 23rd, 2012|Berkshire Encyclopedia of China, Environment, Geography|Comments Off on Yellow Sea (Huáng Hǎi 黄海)

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