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East Sea:

see Japan, Sea ofJapan, Sea of,
or East Sea,
enclosed arm of the Pacific Ocean, c.405,000 sq mi (1,048,950 sq km), located between Japan and the Asian mainland, connecting with the East China Sea, the Pacific Ocean, and the Sea of Okhotsk through several straits.
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The longterm mean of low-level wind vectors (Figure 4) shows that during the autumn months there are regions with strong 10 m northeasterly (Figure 4(a)) and easterly winds at the 850 hPa level (Figure 4(b)) over the northeast portion of the East Sea. The wind vectors are almost perpendicular to the northeast-southwest direction of the Truong Son Mountain range (Figure 1).
Sabirov said he hopes that the international community will support Vietnam's struggle against China to defend its sovereignty in the East Sea.
HSBC Bank (LSE: HSBA) has said that the tensions in the East Sea had not had a lasting impact on Vietnam.
Martin Galloway, who entered the group into Wish, said: "Newcastle East Sea Cadets is a member of the governing charity Marine Society & Sea Cadets which coordinates the training, administration, safeguarding, branding and inspection of all Sea Cadets units.
''We've been working since 1992 to have both 'East Sea' and 'Sea of Japan' adopted, but with little success, and member nations are increasing calls to speed up the revision.
nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS George Washington, 200 aircraft and 8,000 military personnel have staged the "Invincible Spirit" exercises in the East Sea since Sunday to signal a warning to the North for its sinking of a South Korean warship in March.
South Korea is planning to tap gas hydrate reserves in the East Sea from July 2010, Yonhap News Agency has reported, citing the government.
But Koreans don't like that name; they call it the East Sea. (East of what?
The East Sea between South Korea and Japan was confirmed as containing the world's fifth-largest gas hydrate reserves at the International Conference on Gas Hydrates in July, said an official at the energy ministry.
Wansbeck Council has put up signs on the promenade informing dog owners that there is an alternative area where they can exercise their pets, at East Sea Sands near the village's Church Point caravan site.
During the meeting, North Korea first took up the issue, demanding the name change to the East Sea citing historical circumstances, the sources said.
The Society for East Sea research group has published a series of maps from the 16th century which call the sea to the east of the Korean Peninsula the 'East Sea' or 'Sea of Korea'.