Chiaochou Wan

The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Chiaochou Wan

 

a bay of the Yellow Sea, on the southern coast of the Shantung Peninsula of China. The bay is approximately 6 km wide at its entrance and reaches a width of 24 km in its central area; it has a depth of approximately 12 m. In severe winters Chiachou Wan freezes over. The city and port of Tsingtao is situated at the entrance to the bay.

The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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