Luzon Strait


Luzon Strait

Passage between northern Luzon, Philippines, and southern Taiwan. Connecting the China Sea on the west with the Philippine Sea on the east, and extending 200 mi (320 km), it is part of an important shipping route. A series of channels, it is dotted with the islands of the Batan and Babuyan island groups.

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