The North China Craton is one of the smaller continental cratons of the Earth. It covers a total area of around 1.7 million square kilometres (655,500 square miles) in the northeast of China, most of Korea and the southern part of Mongolia, and has a shape quite akin to a funnel, with a long east-west axis in the western part and two shorter perpendicular axes in the eastern half.
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