Gulf of Thailand, formerly Gulf Of Siam, inlet of the South China Sea bordering Thailand (southwest through north), Cambodia, and southern Vietnam (northeast). The Gulf of Thailand is 300 to 350 miles (500 to 560 km) wide and 450 miles (725 km) long.
Where is Gulf of Thailand located?
The Gulf of Thailand, also known as the Gulf of Siam, is a shallow inlet in the southwestern South China Sea, bounded between the southwestern shores of the Indochinese Peninsula and the northern half of the Malay Peninsula.
Which ocean is near Thailand?
The southwestern shoreline of Thailand meets the Andaman Sea of the Indian Ocean to the west. The south-central coast and the eastern shoreline of the Malay Peninsula both border the Gulf of Thailand (formerly the Gulf of Siam) of the Pacific Ocean.
Is the Gulf of Thailand salt water?
This is also the Chao Phraya River’s mouth. The Gulf of Thailand is low in salinity because it is shallow and has a strong inflow of water from the Chao Phraya River and the water exchange with the South China Sea is slow.
Who owns the Gulf of Thailand?
Sarath Ratanavadi is the CEO of Gulf Energy Development, one of Thailand’s largest power producers. He took the company public in 2017 raising more than $700 million, in what was the country’s biggest IPO in a decade.