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Land and Resources, Coastline

Nhon, Red River Delta, Chinese border, Nha Trang, Gulf of Thailand

Vietnamís coastline extends 3,440 km (2,140 mi) from the Chinese border in the north to the frontier with Cambodia in the Gulf of Thailand. In some areas, such as east of the Central Highlands and north of the Red River Delta, the mountains extend directly into the sea. This creates a number of protected harbors suitable for shipping, including those of the port cities of Da Nang, Qui Nhon, and Nha Trang. The mountains also form a picturesque backdrop, and beaches at Da Nang and Nha Trang are among the most popular resort areas in the country. The remaining coastal areas are flatlands, created by the deposits of alluvial soils by rivers. Over time, this deposition process creates triangular, flat deltas, notably the Red and Mekong deltas.



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Nhon, Red River Delta, Chinese border, Nha Trang, Gulf of Thailand, Central Highlands, Nang, port cities, flatlands, frontier, rivers, mountains, beaches, Cambodia, sea, north, country, shipping, time

 
 

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