East Korea Bay

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East Korea Bay
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The location of East Korea Bay.
North Korean name
Chosŏn'gŭl
동조선만
Hancha
東朝鮮灣
South Korean name
Hangul
동한만
Hanja
東韓灣

The East Korea Bay (Korean : 동조선만, 동한만), also formerly known in English as Broughton Bay, [1] is a bight in the east coast of North Korea and an extension of the Sea of Japan (East Sea of Korea), located between the provinces of South Hamgyong and Kangwon. Its northern end is Musu Dan, near the Musudan Village missile site which gave its name to North Korea's Taepodong and Musudan missiles. Whaling was once common in the region, targeting species such as fin whales. [2]

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  1. EB (1878), p. 390.
  2. Whalelove.com. 참고래 Balaenoptera physalus. Retrieved on August 26, 2017

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Coordinates: 39°30′00″N127°49′59″E / 39.5°N 127.833°E / 39.5; 127.833