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The is a suspension bridge, which links the city of Kobe on the Japanese mainland of Honshu to Iwaya on Awaji Island.
is a city located in southern Hyōgo Prefecture, Japan, on the Seto Inland Sea west of Kobe.
or Geishū (芸州) was a province in the Chūgoku Region of western Honshū, comprising the western part of what is today Hiroshima Prefecture.
is an island in Hyōgo Prefecture, Japan, in the eastern part of the Seto Inland Sea between the islands of Honshū and Shikoku.
The or sweetfish, Plecoglossus altivelis, is a species of fish.
is a prefecture on Kyushu region of Japan.
is the westernmost and largest island in Geiyo Islands chain accommodating Nishiseto Expressway connecting Honshu and Shikoku islands.
The naval Battle of Yashima took place on March 22, 1185.
is the first novel by the Japanese author Koushun Takami.
The is a strait separating the Japanese islands of Kyushu and Shikoku.
The, also known as the, is the westernmost region of Honshū, the largest island of Japan.
China, officially the People's Republic of China (PRC), is a unitary one-party sovereign state in East Asia and the world's most populous country, with a population of around /1e9 round 3 billion.
The were powerful Japanese feudal lords who, until their decline in the early Meiji period, ruled most of Japan from their vast, hereditary land holdings.
Donald Richie (17 April 1924 – 19 February 2013) was an American-born author who wrote about the Japanese people, the culture of Japan, and especially Japanese cinema.
, also romanized as Jedo, Yedo or Yeddo, is the former name of Tokyo.
The or is the period between 1603 and 1868 in the history of Japan, when Japanese society was under the rule of the Tokugawa shogunate and the country's 300 regional daimyō.
is a prefecture in northwestern Shikoku, Japan.
Baron Ferdinand Freiherr von Richthofen FRSFor HFRSE BGS (5 May 18336 October 1905), better known in English as was a German traveller, geographer, and scientist.
The Indo-Pacific finless porpoise (Neophocaena phocaenoides), or finless porpoise, is one of seven porpoise species.
Many types of fish migrate on a regular basis, on time scales ranging from daily to annually or longer, and over distances ranging from a few metres to thousands of kilometres.
is a prefecture of Japan on Kyūshū Island.
is a city located on the Ashida River in Hiroshima Prefecture, Japan.
The are a group of islands in the Seto Inland Sea of Hiroshima Prefecture.
The (1180–1185) was a conflict between the Taira and Minamoto clans during the late-Heian period of Japan.
The is a series of double deck bridges connecting Okayama and Kagawa prefectures in Japan across a series of five small islands in the Seto Inland Sea.
The great white shark (Carcharodon carcharias), commonly known as the great white or the white shark, is a species of large mackerel shark which can be found in the coastal surface waters of all the major oceans.
The or domain is the Japanese historical term for the estate of a warrior after the 12th century or of a daimyō in the Edo period (1603–1868) and early Meiji period (1868–1912).
is an island in southern Hiroshima Bay of the Inland Sea, Yamaguchi Prefecture, Japan.
is a city of some 120,000 people located in Hiroshima Prefecture, Japan.
is the capital of Hiroshima Prefecture and the largest city in the Chūgoku region of western Honshu - the largest island of Japan.
is a prefecture of Japan located in the Chūgoku region on Honshu island.
(), formerly known as Ezo, Yezo, Yeso, or Yesso, is the second largest island of Japan, and the largest and northernmost prefecture.
The was located in the northwestern part of Honshu, the main island of Japan.
The Honshu-Shikoku Bridge Project is a system of bridges connecting the islands of Honshu and Shikoku across the Inland Sea of Japan, which were previously only connected by ferry.
Honshu is the largest and most populous island of Japan, located south of Hokkaido across the Tsugaru Strait, north of Shikoku across the Inland Sea, and northeast of Kyushu across the Kanmon Straits.
Horseshoe crabs are marine and brackish water arthropods of the family Limulidae, suborder Xiphosurida, and order Xiphosura.
is a prefecture of Japan located in the Kansai region on Honshu island.
An ice age is a period of long-term reduction in the temperature of Earth's surface and atmosphere, resulting in the presence or expansion of continental and polar ice sheets and alpine glaciers.
is a city in Ehime Prefecture, Japan.
The Imperial Japanese Navy (IJN; Kyūjitai: 大日本帝國海軍 Shinjitai: 大日本帝国海軍 or 日本海軍 Nippon Kaigun, "Navy of the Greater Japanese Empire") was the navy of the Empire of Japan from 1868 until 1945, when it was dissolved following Japan's defeat and surrender in World War II.
was a city in Hiroshima Prefecture, Japan.
The International Hydrographic Organization (IHO) is the inter-governmental organisation representing hydrography.
is an island in the western part of the Inland Sea of Japan, located in the northwest of Hiroshima Bay.
is a Shinto shrine on the island of Itsukushima (popularly known as Miyajima), best known for its "floating" torii gate.
is a city located in Yamaguchi Prefecture, Japan.
was an old province of Japan in the area that is today Ehime Prefecture on Shikoku.
Japan (日本; Nippon or Nihon; formally 日本国 or Nihon-koku, lit. "State of Japan") is a sovereign island country in East Asia.
The, JNTO, provides information about Japan to promote travel to and in the country.
, abbreviated or "JNR", was the business entity that operated Japan's national railway network from 1949 to 1987.
is the smallest prefecture of Japan (by area).
The or the Straits of Shimonoseki is the stretch of water separating two of Japan's four main islands.
The or the lies in the southern-central region of Japan's main island Honshū.
The are a group of 31 islands in the Seto Inland Sea of Okayama Prefecture.
The, also called the Kii Strait, is a strait separating the Japanese island of Shikoku from the Kii Peninsula on the main island of Honshū.
The was a Japanese samurai clan that claimed descent from the Taira clan.
is the sixth-largest city in Japan and the capital city of Hyōgo Prefecture.
, also sometimes read as Furukotofumi, is the oldest extant chronicle in Japan, dating from the early 8th century (711–712) and composed by Ō no Yasumaro at the request of Empress Genmei with the purpose of sanctifying the imperial court's claims to supremacy over rival clans.
The is a Japanese unit of volume, equal to ten cubic shaku.
Korea is a region in East Asia; since 1945 it has been divided into two distinctive sovereign states: North Korea and South Korea.
is a town located in Nakatado District, Kagawa Prefecture, Japan.
is a Japanese author and journalist.
is an historic city located in western Okayama Prefecture, Japan, sitting on the Takahashi River, on the coast of the Inland Sea.
is a port and major shipbuilding city situated on the Seto Inland Sea in Hiroshima Prefecture, Japan.
, officially, is the capital city of Kyoto Prefecture, located in the Kansai region of Japan.
is the third largest island of Japan and most southwesterly of its four main islands.
Lucille Carra (born New York City) is an American documentary film director, producer, and writer.
The is the oldest existing collection of Japanese poetry, compiled sometime after AD 759 during the Nara period.
is the capital city of Ehime Prefecture on the island of Shikoku in Japan and also Shikoku's largest city, with a population of 516,459 as of December 1, 2014.
The Mōri clan (毛利氏 Mōri-shi) was a Japanese samurai clan descended from Ōe no Hiromoto.
The, also known as the Meiji Ishin, Renovation, Revolution, Reform, or Renewal, was an event that restored practical imperial rule to the Empire of Japan in 1868 under Emperor Meiji.
is a Japanese geographical term.
is an island town administratively part of Kagawa District, Kagawa Prefecture, Japan located in the Seto Inland Sea.
is a strait between Awaji Island and Shikoku in Japan.
The are tidal whirlpools in the Naruto Strait, a channel between Naruto in Tokushima and Awaji Island in Hyōgo, Japan.
The, sometimes translated as The Chronicles of Japan, is the second-oldest book of classical Japanese history.
is a city located in the eastern part of Ehime Prefecture, Japan.
The, often called the is an expressway in Japan that connects Onomichi, Hiroshima and Imabari, Ehime, going through nine of the Geiyo Islands, including Ōshima, Umashima, and Innoshima.
A nuclear weapon is an explosive device that derives its destructive force from nuclear reactions, either fission (fission bomb) or from a combination of fission and fusion reactions (thermonuclear bomb).
is the capital city of Okayama Prefecture in the Chūgoku region of Japan.
is a prefecture of Japan located in the Chūgoku region on the main island of Honshu.
() is a designated city in the Kansai region of Japan.
Osaka Bay (大阪湾 Ōsaka-wan) is a bay in western Japan.
is a prefecture located in the Kansai region on Honshu, the main island of Japan.
The Pacific Ocean is the largest and deepest of Earth's oceanic divisions.
Philipp Franz Balthasar von Siebold (17 February 1796 – 18 October 1866) was a German physician, botanist, and traveler.
Phytoplankton are the autotrophic (self-feeding) components of the plankton community and a key part of oceans, seas and freshwater basin ecosystems.
The is a seaport in Takamatsu, Kagawa Prefecture, Japan.
Red tide is a common name for a worldwide phenomenon known as an algal bloom (large concentrations of aquatic microorganisms—protozoans or unicellular algae) when it is caused by species of dinoflagellates and other organisms.
is a city located in Osaka Prefecture, Japan on the edge of Osaka Bay at the mouth of the Yamato River.
is a city located in Kagawa Prefecture, Japan.
The is major railway line owned by JR Group companies in western Japan, connecting Kobe Station and Moji Station, largely paralleling the coast of the Inland Sea, in other words the southern coast of western Honshu.
is a Japanese geographical term.
was a policy of the Tokugawa shogunate during most of the Edo period of Japanese history.
A sea is a large body of salt water that is surrounded in whole or in part by land.
Mean sea level (MSL) (often shortened to sea level) is an average level of the surface of one or more of Earth's oceans from which heights such as elevations may be measured.
The Sea of Japan (see below for other names) is a marginal sea between the Japanese archipelago, Sakhalin, the Korean Peninsula and Russia.
is a national park comprising areas of Japan's Inland Sea and of ten bordering prefectures.
The, or simply Setouchi, is a geographic region of Japan.
is an island located in the Inland Sea of Japan.
is the smallest (long and between wide) and least populous (3.8 million) of the four main islands of Japan, located south of Honshu and east of the island of Kyushu.
, commonly known as, is one of the constituent companies of Japan Railways Group (JR Group).
The or form an archipelago in the Japanese Inland Sea.
The Song dynasty (960–1279) was an era of Chinese history that began in 960 and continued until 1279.
Steel is an alloy of iron and carbon and other elements.
A strait is a naturally formed, narrow, typically navigable waterway that connects two larger bodies of water.
is a town and an island located in Ōshima District, Yamaguchi Prefecture, Japan.
was a military leader of the late Heian period of Japan.
is a railway station on the Yosan and Kōtoku lines in Takamatsu, Kagawa, Japan. It is operated by Shikoku Railway Company (JR Shikoku). The station is the terminus of the Yosan Line and the Kōtoku Line.
is a city located in central Kagawa Prefecture on the island of Shikoku in Japan, and is the capital city of the prefectural government.
is a city located in southern Okayama Prefecture, Japan.
The, Northeast region, or Northeast Japan consists of the northeastern portion of Honshu, the largest island of Japan.
is a classic work of Japanese literature written by the noblewoman and lady-in-waiting Murasaki Shikibu in the early years of the 11th century.
is an epic account compiled prior to 1330 of the struggle between the Taira and Minamoto clans for control of Japan at the end of the 12th century in the Genpei War (1180–1185).
Thomas Cook (22 November 1808 – 18 July 1892) was an English businessman.
is a prefecture of Japan located on Shikoku island.
is the capital city of Tokushima Prefecture on Shikoku island in Japan.
, officially, is one of the 47 prefectures of Japan and has been the capital since 1869.
, formerly known as, is a port in the Ichichi ward of Fukuyama, Hiroshima Prefecture, Japan.
is a city located in Yamaguchi Prefecture, Japan on the Seto Inland Sea.
The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO; Organisation des Nations unies pour l'éducation, la science et la culture) is a specialized agency of the United Nations (UN) based in Paris.
is a type of poetry in classical Japanese literature.
is a prefecture of Japan on the Kii Peninsula in the Kansai region on Honshū island.
A waterway is any navigable body of water.
Whales are a widely distributed and diverse group of fully aquatic placental marine mammals.
Whaling is the hunting of whales for scientific research and their usable products like meat, oil and blubber.
A World Heritage site is a landmark or area which is selected by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) as having cultural, historical, scientific or other form of significance, and is legally protected by international treaties.
World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.
is a prefecture of Japan in the Chūgoku region of the main island of Honshu.
The is the principal railway line on the island of Shikoku in Japan, connecting the major cities of Shikoku, and via the Honshi-Bisan Line, with Honshu.