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Tan Sediments in Incheon Bay, Korean Peninsula

37.4N 126.7E

March 5th, 2011 Category: Sediments

Korea - February 11th, 2011

Tan sediments are present in Incheon Bay, a bay on the west side of the Korean Peninsula by the border between North Korea and South Korea. Incheon Bay is famous for its high tidal range.

Inland, the port city of Incheon and the capital city of Seoul can be seen in South Korea near the bay. Incheon is one of South Korea’s four largest cities. It is the largest seaport on the west coast and the second largest port in the country.

The Seoul National Capital Area includes the Incheon metropolis, making it the world’s second largest metropolitan area with over 24.5 million inhabitants. Almost half of South Korea’s population live in the Seoul National Capital Area.

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