Japanese Archipelago


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Noun1.Japanese Archipelago - 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 OceanJapanese Archipelago - 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
Ezo, Hokkaido, Yezo - the second largest of the four main islands of Japan; to the north of Honshu
Hondo, Honshu - the central and largest of the four main islands of Japan; between the Sea of Japan and the Pacific Ocean; regarded as the Japanese mainland
Kyushu - the southernmost of the four main islands of Japan; contains coal fields
Shikoku - the smallest of the four main islands of Japan; to the south of Honshu and to the east of Kyushu; separated from Honshu by the Inland Sea; forested and mountainous
Osaka Bay - a bay of the western Pacific in southern Honshu
Pacific, Pacific Ocean - the largest ocean in the world
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More than 7,000 people have moved to shelters in 21 prefectures in the western half of the Japanese archipelago. Bullet trains connecting Osaka and Kokura in the west were suspended and hundreds of domestic flights were grounded.
I heartily welcome the inscription of this property which is an outstanding example of kofun, a type of burial mound original to the Japanese archipelago. At the same time, I hope that the inscription this time will attract wider attention from people around the world on this valuable property which illustrates a unique historical culture of the archipelago.
"The area as part of Northeast Asia has arguably served as a center for the radiation of human populations to territories beyond northern China, such as central China, the Korean Peninsula, the Japanese archipelago, eastern Siberia, and possibly the American continents.
provide insight into the formation of the Japanese archipelago, which
The typhoon swept through the Japanese archipelago from Sunday to Monday morning with strong winds and heavy rains and reached the Pacific before becoming an extratropical cyclone, the Meteorological Agency said on Monday.
Strong winds and high waves are expected as Jebi approaches the Japanese archipelago. Parts of western and eastern Japan could see torrential downpours beginning Tuesday.
Set on the Japanese Archipelago 20 years in the future, the self-serving politician Mayor Kobayashi (voiced by Kunichi Nomura), is responsible for the well-being of the citizens of Megasaki.
Set on the Japanese Archipelago 20 years into the future, the film's chief villain is selfserving politician Mayor Kobayashi (Kunichi Nomura), who is responsible for the wellbeing of the gullible citizens of Megasaki.
They adjudicated disputes and overruled concerted Dutch efforts to apply emerging European legal frameworks to the waters in, around, and beyond the Japanese archipelago. The author pushes boundaries here, incorporating maritime and legal history into his analysis while challenging tenets of Europe's easy ascension.
Notably, sections of the tunnel will lie under 1,400m of mountain - the longest such distance for any railway tunnel in Japan - and the work will face high overbearing pressure and the risk of high-pressure underground water due to the complicated stratum in the central part of the Japanese archipelago.
Resentment over the continuing presence of US bases in Okinawa, a chain of islands at the southern tip of the Japanese archipelago, was evident during the ceremony held to remember more than 200,000 people, many of them civilians, who died in the fighting near the war's end.
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