Gulf of Thailand


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Thailand, Gulf of,

or

Gulf of Siam,

shallow arm of the South China Sea, c.500 mi (800 km) long and up to 350 mi (560 km) wide, separating the Malay Peninsula from E Thailand, Cambodia, and S Vietnam. Bangkok, the gulf's chief port, is at the mouth of the Chao Phraya River.

Thailand, Gulf of

 

(Gulf of Siam), a gulf of the South China Sea between the Malay Peninsula and the southeastern part of the peninsula of Indochina. The gulf cuts deep inland for a distance of 720 km; the width at the entrance is approximately 400 km. Depths reach 70 m. Tides are diurnal and have a range of 4 m. The Chao Phraya River empties into the head of the gulf. The seaport of Bangkok, Thailand’s capital, is situated 30 km inland, on the Chao Phraya.

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