from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- A peninsula of southern China between the Gulf of Tonkin and the South China Sea. A narrow strait separates it from the island of Hainan.
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The second largest island off the coast of China, Hainan is located in the tropics at about 18 °N latitude and is separated only by a short distance from the Leizhou Peninsula, Guangdong Province.
The storm center-marked by a discernible eye-is just east of Leizhou Peninsula.
Porites lutea corals from Leizhou Peninsula, northern South China Sea, and their applicability as paleoclimatic indicators.
Porites lutea coral samples taken off the coast of the Leizhou Peninsula and determined their ages by means of U-Th dating, while the transfer function relating the Sr/Ca ratio to temperature was obtained from a modern
Working with two Porites corals off the coast of the Leizhou Peninsula in the northern South China Sea,
Hainan province is offshore across from the Leizhou Peninsula.
Sr/Ca ratios during Mid-Late Holocene in Leizhou Peninsula.