Bohai

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Bohai

or

Po Hai

(both: pô`hī`), arm of the Yellow Sea, indenting the coast of N China; bordered by Shandong, Hebei, and Liaoning provs. and Tianjin Municipality; the Liaodong Gulf is its northeast extension. The Huang He (Yellow River) empties into the Bohai. Dalian, Yingkou, and Tianjin are major ports. Petroleum deposits are located in the Bohai, which was formerly called the Gulf of Chihli (Zhili).

Bohai

, Pohai
a large inlet of the Yellow Sea on the coast of NE China. Also called: (Gulf of) Chihli
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8 m in length presumed to be from the 10th century, toward the end of the Balhae period.
Professor Evgenia Gelman of Far-Eastern State Technical University, who unearthed the remains, said that the discovery clearly showed Balhae to have been a successor state to Koguryo.
2 kilometer-long fortress uses the same construction technique - stones setting the foundation to be covered with earth - the same method used by the Goguryeo Kingdom or even the earlier times of Balhae.