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Coordinates: 35°31′21″N 139°54′34″E / 35.522577°N 139.909570°E / 35.522577; 139.909570

Tokyo Bay
東京湾
Tōkyō-wan
Tokyo L7 lrg.jpg
Photo of Tokyo Bay (NASA Earth Observatory)
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Tokyo Bay, in a narrow sense (pink) and in a broad sense (pink and blue)
LocationHonshu, Japan
Coordinates35°25′N 139°47′E / 35.417°N 139.783°E / 35.417; 139.783
River sourcesAra River
Edo River
Obitsu River
Yoro River
Ocean/sea sourcesPacific Ocean
Basin countriesJapan
Surface area1,500 square kilometres (580 sq mi)
Average depth40 metres (130 ft)
Max. depth70 metres (230 ft)
IslandsSarushima

Tokyo Bay (東京湾 Tōkyō-wan?) is a bay in the southern Kantō region of Japan. It goes on the coasts of Tokyo, Kanagawa Prefecture, and Chiba Prefecture. The Uraga Channel connects Tokyo Bay to the Pacific Ocean. Its old name was Edo Bay (江戸湾 Edo-wan?). The Tokyo Bay region is the place with the most people, and it's the place that is most industrialized in Japan.[1][2][3][4][5]

References

  1. "Tokyo Bay". Encyclopedia of Japan. (2012). Tokyo: Shogakukan. Retrieved on 30 July 2012. 
  2. "東京湾". Dijitaru Daijisen. (2012). Tokyo: Shogakukan. Retrieved on 30 July 2012. 
  3. "東京湾". Nihon Kokugo Daijiten. (2012). Tokyo: Shogakukan. Retrieved on 30 July 2012. 
  4. "千葉県:総論 > 東京湾". Nihon Rekishi Chimei Taikei. (2012). Tokyo: Shogakukan. dlc 2009238904. Retrieved on 30 July 2012. 
  5. "東京湾". Nihon Daihyakka Zensho (Nipponika). (2012). Tokyo: Shogakukan. Retrieved on 30 July 2012. 

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