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Originally appearing in Volume V20, Page 57 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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SEA OF OKHOTSK, a part of the western Pacific Ocean, lying between the peninsula of Kamchatka, the Kurile Islands, the Japanese island of Yezo, the island of Sakhalin, and the Amur province of East Siberia. The Sakhalin Gulf and Gulf of Tartary connect it with the Japanese Sea on the west ofthe island of Sakhalin, and on the south of this island is the La Perouse Strait.
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LORENZ OKEN (1779-1851)

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