The Eastern Arctic Seas Encyclopedia

2016 Edition
| Editors: Igor S. Zonn, Andrey G. Kostianoy, Aleksandr V. Semenov

Far East

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Far East – in a broad sense, the region of the Earth including a number of states and territories on Northeast Asia and extreme eastern areas of Russia, among them are Primorskiy and Khabarovskiy Krai; Amur, Magadan, and Sakhalin Oblast; Chukotka Autonomous Okrug and Jewish Autonomous Okrug; partly the territories of Yakutia and Chita Oblast; eastern part of China; North and South Korea; Japan; and sometimes the Philippines. Thus, it is divided into the Russian and foreign Far East.

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