Japanese Islands


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a string of more than 3,000 islands to the east of Asia extending 1,300 miles between the Sea of Japan and the western Pacific Ocean

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TO), a company that supplies electricity and maintains electrical grid over 37 Japanese islands, has signed a contract with Osaka Gas Co (9532.
Japanese trading house Sumitomo has offered its remaining stake in a refinery on the southern Japanese islands of Okinawa to the plant's majority owner Petrobras.
When Japan surrendered, Coonahan's unit was preparing to invade the Japanese islands of Kyushu and Honshu.
The last total eclipse of the sun was on July 22, 2009, when it was visible in India, Nepal, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Myanmar, China and some Japanese islands.
He was caught after more than two years on the run in the western Japanese city of Osaka as he tried to board a ferry to the southern-most Japanese islands of Okinawa.
The total eclipse was visible from India, China, Japanese Islands and the South Pacific Ocean.
Or maybe the Japanese, where Izanagi thrust his staff into the sea and pulled up some clumps of mud, which became the Japanese islands.
Cinema became very popular with the Japanese public and saw the first cinema theatre being opened in Tokyo in 103 and within the next thirteen years more than three hundred other cinema theatres would appear and prosper throughout the Japanese islands.
The Japanese islands lying between the two countries are known as Daemado in Korean.
Jomon" means "cord-marked" and was originally used to describe a particular ceramic tradition; it has now become a catchall for the complex of apparently indigenous cultures that developed in the main Japanese islands during that long span of time.
defend allies of Japan and America, or even protect the Japanese islands, a theory known as "collective self-defense," if a naval battle occurred outside Japan's territorial waters.
The islands are located some 410 kilometers west off the Japanese islands of Okinawa.
Although it has been classified since 1970 as endangered, the albatross, which breeds only on two remote Japanese islands, was listed solely as a foreign species.
Currently, the only known short-tailed albatross breeding colonies are located on two remote Japanese islands in the western Pacific -- Torishima Island and Minamikojima Island.
According to the agency, temperatures in the three-month period increased all over Japan, with the exception of some southwestern Japanese islands, which had average temperatures.
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