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Aware of the island's laggardly progress during the boom years of the 70s, several massive engineering projects were initiated to build a series of bridges to link Shikoku to Honshu.
The start of the season in the Tohoku region of northern Honshu Island comes a day earlier than last year.
Four other places which experienced record average temperatures in the quarter were Suttsu, Tomakomai and Kutchan, all in Hokkaido, and Sakata in Yamagata Prefecture, northern Honshu, according to the agency.
Across the mountains from Kyoto, on the Japan Sea side of the main island of Honshu, lies the Tango Peninsula, famous for its landscape at Amonohashidate.
There is also a JR East Pass that includes JR Trains in and around Tokyo plus all the JR trains throughout Northern Honshu Island.
The typhoon, named Guchol -- meaning "turmeric" in a Micronesian language, -- packing winds of up to 180 kilometres per hour, was projected to move over Honshu, including Tokyo, overnight and go out into the Pacific again Wednesday morning, the agency said.
Architecture is sometimes taken very seriously in Japan, nowhere more so than in the prefecture of Toyama, to the west across the island of Honshu from Tokyo.
offered mobile phone communication services to areas that reach out from the heart of Tokyo and cover much of the central region of Honshu, the principal island of Japan and the nation's most densely populated area.
The storm is covering all of the north of Japan s main island of Honshu and much of the northernmost island of Hokkaido, buffeting the region with strong winds caused by what meteorologists say is a severe low-pressure system.
The restoration of the high-speed train service also means a 2,000-kilometer shinkansen network has been completed throughout the country's main islands of Honshu and Kyushu -- from Aomori Prefecture, the northernmost prefecture on Honshu, to Kagoshima, the southernmost prefecture on Kyushu in the southwest.
V Nedlloyed Honshu and M,T Win Canton scheduled to load/offload Containers and Chemicals took berths at Qasim International Containers Terminal and Engro Vopak Terminal respectively during past 24 hours, till 12 noon Wednesday.
Heavy snow and strong winds are likely to continue Tuesday in eastern Hokkaido and along the Sea of Japan on northern Honshu Island, the Japan Meteorological Agency warned.
Although Miyazawa did not refer to how to rehabilitate the authority, which is responsible for construction and management of bridges linking the islands of Honshu and Shikoku, his statement is taken to indicate the future use of taxes to meet those ends.
5GHz band spectrum in the center of Tokyo and which covers much of the central region of Honshu, the principal island of Japan and the nation's most densely populated area.
The northeastern coast of Japan s main Honshu island was ravaged by a 9.