The Bungo Channel was formed in the Post Glacial period or the Holocene Epoch.
Hoyo Strait has deep waters and forms the narrowest part of the Bungo Channel.
Two kinds of Ocean currents- the Kyucho and Kuroshio circulate in the Bungo Channel.
The coastal regions bordering the Bungo Channel are characterised by a humid subtropical climate with hot summers.
More than 400 species of aquatic plants and animals are found in the waters of the Bungo channel.
Many critical coastal towns and commercial centres are located along the Bungo Channel.
A famous Hollywood movie was shot in the Bungo Straits region.