The Southeast Asian Waters consist of the China Sea, the Java Sea, the Sulu Sea, the Philippine Waters, the Celebes Sea, the Banda Sea, the Flores Sea, the Arafura Sea, the Timor Sea, and the Andaman Sea. The whole region comprises an area of 8.94 million square kilometres, which is 2.5 per cent.
What are the bodies of water around Asia?
Asia is bordered by the Arctic, Pacific, and Indian Oceans.
Why is Asia called Asia?
The word Asia originated from the Ancient Greek word Ἀσία, first attributed to Herodotus (about 440 BCE) in reference to Anatolia or to the Persian Empire, in contrast to Greece and Egypt. It originally was just a name for the east bank of the Aegean Sea, an area known to the Hittites as Assuwa.
What are the four major rivers of Southeast Asia?
What are the four major rivers in Southeast Asia? The Irrawaddy, Mekong, Chao Phraya, and Hong.
What major bodies of water are located in East Asia?
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- Arctic Ocean.
- Bering Sea.
- Pacific Ocean.
- Sea of Japan.
- Yellow Sea.
- Korea Strait.
- East China Sea.
- South China Sea.