#409: Minami-Tori-shima (Semiweekly-pedia of Japan)


#409: Minami-Tori-shima (category: island)


Minami-Tori-shima is a somewhat equilaterally triangular island, one of the Ogasawara Islands (refer to #408). The island, also known as "Marcus Island", is famous for being the easternmost place in Japan.

The Ogasawara Islands belong to Tokyo Prefecture (refer to #036), but Minami-Tori-Shima is no less than 1,800 kilometers away from the center of Tokyo. There are facilities of Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force, Japan Meteorological Agency, etc.

Minami-Tori-shima Japan

(Monday, February 27th, 2017)    See Archive

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