Last glacial sea-level changes and paleogeography of the Korea (Tsushima) Strait

  title={Last glacial sea-level changes and paleogeography of the Korea (Tsushima) Strait},
  author={Soo chul Park and Dong G. Yoo and C.-W. Lee and Eunil Lee},
  journal={Geo-Marine Letters},
Abstract The Korea (Tsushima) Strait is an important seaway through which the warm Tsushima Current flows into the East Sea (Japan Sea). A paleogeographic map constrained by a regional sea-level curve developed on the basis of a number of recent 14C radiocarbon dates suggests that the Korea Strait was not closed during the last glacial period. Rather, it was open as a channel-like seaway linking the western North Pacific and the East Sea. Some fraction of the paleo-Tsushima Current inflow… Expand
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