Kanto Plain
geographical name region Japan in E central Honshu in which Tokyo is situated

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  • Kantō Plain — The Nihongo|Kantō Plain|関東平野 is the largest plain in Japan located in the Kanto Region of central Honshū. The total area 17,000 sq km covers more than half of the Region extending over Tokyo, Saitama Prefecture, Kanagawa Prefecture, Chiba… …   Wikipedia

  • Kantō Plain — ▪ region, Japan also spelled  Kwanto Plain,  Japanese  Kantō heiya,         plain that is the most extensive lowland in Japan, located in central Honshu, facing the Pacific Ocean. Its 6,244 square miles (16,172 square km) contain the capital city …   Universalium

  • Kantō region — The nihongo|Kantō region|関東地方|Kantō chihō is a geographical area of Honshū, the largest island of Japan. The region encompasses seven prefectures which overlaps the Greater Tokyo Area: Gunma, Tochigi, Ibaraki, Saitama, Tokyo, Chiba, and Kanagawa …   Wikipedia

  • Kantō Range — ▪ mountains, Japan also spelled  Kwanto Range,  Japanese  Kantō sammyaku,        mountain range, on Honshu, Japan, lying to the west of the Kantō Plain. Extending 80 miles (130 km) from north to south and 50 miles (80 km) from east to west, it… …   Universalium

  • Kanto Wanderer — Infobox Film name = Kanto Wanderer caption = director = Seijun Suzuki producer = Kenzō Asada writer = Yasutaro Yagi Taiko Hirabayashi (Novel) starring = Akira Kobayashi Chieko Matsubara Daizaburo Hirata Hiroko Itō music = Masayoshi Ikeda… …   Wikipedia

  • 1923 Great Kantō earthquake — The nihongo|1923 Great Kantō earthquake|関東大震災|Kantō daishinsai struck the Kantō plain on the Japanese main island of Honshū at 11:58 on the morning of September 1, 1923. Varied accounts hold that the duration of the earthquake was between 4 and… …   Wikipedia

  • japan — japanner, n. /jeuh pan /, n., adj., v., japanned, japanning. n. 1. any of various hard, durable, black varnishes, originally from Japan, for coating wood, metal, or other surfaces. 2. work varnished and figured in the Japanese manner. 3. Japans,… …   Universalium

  • Japan — /jeuh pan /, n. 1. a constitutional monarchy on a chain of islands off the E coast of Asia: main islands, Hokkaido, Honshu, Kyushu, and Shikoku. 125,716,637; 141,529 sq. mi. (366,560 sq. km). Cap.: Tokyo. Japanese, Nihon, Nippon. 2. Sea of, the… …   Universalium

  • Operation Downfall — Operation Downfall …   Wikipedia

  • Tone River — River, central Honshu, Japan. It rises in the volcanic area of northwestern Kantō region and flows 200 mi (320 km) southeast to enter the Pacific Ocean at Chōshi. No other river in Japan has been so modified by human activity; its course has been …   Universalium

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