Tokara Islands
geographical name island group Japan in N Ryukyus

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  • Tokara Islands — The Tokara Islands (吐噶喇列島 or トカラ列島, tokara rettō ) is a group of islands in the northern part of the Nansei Islands (encompassing the Ryukyu islands), belonging to Toshima Village, Kagoshima Prefecture, Japan.Main islands*Kuchinoshima… …   Wikipedia

  • Islas Tokara — (吐噶喇列島 o トカラ列島, tokara rettō) Akusekijima una de las Islas Tokara Localización geográfica / administrativa …   Wikipedia Español

  • Îles Tokara — 29°58′N 129°55′E / 29.967, 129.917 …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Ryukyu Islands — Ryukyu redirects here. For other uses, see Ryukyu (disambiguation). Ryukyu Islands Native name: 琉球諸島 (Ryūkyū shotō)[citation needed] Nansei Islands (南西諸島 Nansei shotō)[citation needed] …   Wikipedia

  • Ryukyu Islands — geographical name islands W Pacific extending between Kyushu, Japan, & Taiwan; belonged to Japan 1895 1945; occupied by United States 1945; returned to Japan in 1953 (N islands) and 1972 (S islands) area about 850 square miles (2202 square… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • Nakanoshima (Kagoshima) — Nakanoshima Native name: 中之島, Nakanoshima Dawn at Nakanoshima (May 2007) Geography Location East Asia …   Wikipedia

  • Toshima, Kagoshima — Infobox City Japan Name= Toshima JapaneseName= 十島村 Map Region= Kyūshū Prefecture= Kagoshima District= Kagoshima Area km2= 101.35 PopDate= January 2008 Population= 648 Density km2= 6.39 Coords= LatitudeDegrees= 29 LatitudeMinutes= 36… …   Wikipedia

  • Habu — is a Japanese name used to refer to a number of species of venomous pitvipers:* The following species are found in the Ryukyu Islands of Japan: ** Trimeresurus elegans , a.k.a. the Sakishima habu, found in the southern Ryukyu Islands **… …   Wikipedia

  • Trimeresurus tokarensis — Taxobox name = Trimeresurus tokarensis regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata subphylum = Vertebrata classis = Reptilia ordo = Squamata subordo = Serpentes familia = Viperidae subfamilia = Crotalinae genus = Trimeresurus species = T. tokarensis… …   Wikipedia

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