Part of: Prelims and GS-I- Geography
Context Recently, USA’s Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer USS Milius passed through the Taiwan Strait.
About Taiwan strait
- A strait is a narrow piece of sea that joins two larger seas
- It separates mainland China from the island of Taiwan.
- Also known as the Formosa Strait or the Tai-hai.
- It forms part of the South China Sea. Its northern portion is linked to the East China Sea