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Clouds Lining West Coast of Korean Peninsula and Haze Over China

37.4N 126.7E

April 21st, 2012 Category: Clouds

Korea - April 14th, 2012

Clouds line the west coast of the Korean Peninsula, hanging over Korea Bay (above) and Incheon Bay (center). Sediments can be seen along the southern coast of the peninsula, while the eastern coast is mostly clear. In the upper left quadrant and left side of the full image, haze can be seen hanging over northeastern China and the Bohai Sea.

Sediments in Korea Bay and Incheon Bay, North and South Korea – March 25th, 2011

38.1N 125.4E

March 25th, 2011 Category: Image of the day, Rivers, Sediments

Korean Peninsula - March 11th, 2011

Sediments pour off the western coast of the Korean Peninsula and into the Yellow Sea. They are particularly concentrated in Korea Bay (above) and Incheon Bay (center, below).

Incheon Bay is located by the border between North Korea and South Korea, and is famous for its high tidal range. Korea Bay, also called West Korea Bay, is located in the northern part of the Yellow Sea, between Liaoning Province of China and North P’yŏngan Province of North Korea.

Korea Bay is separated from the Bohai Sea by the Liaodong Peninsula, with Dalian at its southernmost point. The Yalu (Amnok) River, which marks the border between China and North Korea, empties into the Korea Bay between Dandong (China) and Sinŭiju (North Korea).

Sediments in the Bohai Sea, China

April 26th, 2009 Category: Snapshots

China - March 18th, 2009

China - March 18th, 2009

The Yangtze River clouds the East China Sea with thick brown sediments. The concentration of sediments is greatest to the south, nearest to the Yangtze River Delta.

Further up the coast, towards the center of the image, the Shandong Peninsula is also ringed by silt, although its coast is slightly clearer.

Above the peninsula, the waters become much cloudier once again, with a strong presence of sediments in the Bohai Sea.

North of the Shandong Peninsula, above the Bohai Sea, another peninsula is visible although partially covered by clouds. This is the Liaodong Peninsula, situated at the north of the Yellow Sea, between the Bohai Sea to the west and the Korea Bay to the east.

It forms the southern part of a mountain belt that continues northward in the Changbai Mountains. The part of the mountain range on the peninsula is known as the Qian Mountains.