Definition of Sea of Okhotsk

1. Noun. An arm of the Pacific to the east of Asia.

Group relationships: Pacific, Pacific Ocean
Generic synonyms: Sea

Definition of Sea of Okhotsk

1. Proper noun. A sea between the Kamchatka Peninsula on the east, the Kuril Islands on the southeast, the island of Hokkaid? to the far south, the island of Sakhalin along the west, and a long stretch of eastern Siberian coast along the west and north. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sea Of Okhotsk

Scythian lamb
Sea of Azof
Sea of Azoff
Sea of Azov
Sea of Cortes
Sea of Galilee
Sea of Japan
Sea of Marmara
Sea of Marmora
Sea of Okhotsk (current term)
Sealyham terrier
Sean O'Casey
Seanad Eireann
Seanad Éireann

Literary usage of Sea of Okhotsk

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Geographical Journal by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain) (1900)
"The character of the coastlines of the Sea of Okhotsk varies with the mountain structure, and with the varying angle which they make with the tectonic lines ..."

2. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"The warm sea-current of the Kuro-sivo dots not reach the coasts of Siberia, while a cold current, originating in the Sea of Okhotsk, brings its ..."

3. Physical Geography by Mary Somerville, Henry Walter Bates (1870)
"Inland seas; the Baltic, Black Sea, and Mediterranean ; Sea of Okhotsk, Red Sea, Persian Gulf, &c. § 1. THE ocean, which fills a deep cavity in the globe, ..."

4. The Geographical Journal by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain). (1901)
"... secondly, of northern forms which, apparently, here reach their extreme southern limit, and have their centre of distribution in the Sea of Okhotsk. ..."

5. Fur Seal Arbitration: Proceedings of the Tribunal of Arbitration, Convened by Bering Sea Tribunal of Arbitration (1895)
"... iu the Sea of Okhotsk, and had fired upon the ship's boal of the bark " Endeavour " of New Bedford. Mr. Seward instructed our Minister to inquire wliat ..."

6. The Earth and Its Inhabitants by Élisée Reclus (1891)
"... which gives its name to the great land-locked Sea of Okhotsk, has never had more than a few hundred inhabitants. Yet its inconvenient harbour, ..."

7. The Industries of Russia by Russia Ministerstvo finansov, John Martin Crawford, World's Columbian Exposition (1893)
"The greatest depth of the Sea of Okhotsk in its centre is apparently not more ... But however this may be, the Sea of Okhotsk has all the appearance of what ..."

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