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Photo of Tokyo Bay (NASA Earth Observatory)
Tokyo Bay, in a narrow sense (pink) and in a broad sense (pink and blue)
|River sources||Ara River
|Ocean/sea sources||Pacific Ocean|
|Surface area||1,500 square kilometres (580 sq mi)|
|Average depth||40 metres (130 ft)|
|Max. depth||70 metres (230 ft)|
Tokyo Bay (東京湾code: ja is deprecated , Tōkyō-wan) is a bay in the southern Kantō region of Japan. It goes on the coasts of Tokyo, Kanagawa Prefecture, and Chiba Prefecture. The Uraga Channel connects Tokyo Bay to the Pacific Ocean. Its old name was Edo Bay (江戸湾code: ja is deprecated , Edo-wan). The Tokyo Bay region is the place with the most people, and it's the place that is most industrialized in Japan.
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American planes over USS Missouri and Tokyo Bay, September 2, 1945
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