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Title: Geography of Japan


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Geography of Japan
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Basic Geographical Facts
  • 4 large islands and more than 3,900 smaller
    islands.
  • Largest island is Honshu, which is considered the
    Japanese mainland.
  • Mountains cover most of the land.
  • Some are active volcanoes.
  • Mount Fuji, in central Honshu, is Japan's highest
    point 12,388 feet
  • 100s of earthquakes every year

Mount Fuji
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Plants and Animals
  • Lots of forests evergreen trees like cedars and
    pines
  • Cherry trees are known as the symbols of Japan
  • Mammals include bears, foxes, deer, and wild
    monkeys.
  • The seas whales, dolphins, and fish.
  • The raising of goldfish and colorful carp is a
    Japanese specialty.

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  • Japans Most Populous Cities
  • Tokyo
  • Osaka
  • Nagoya
  • Yokohama
  • Sapporo

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Location Total land Area (Sq miles) Papers Population Students Arithmetic Population Density (people per square mile) Percentage of Arable Land Arable Land (square miles) Physiologic Population Density (people per square mile)
Australia 2,941,283 29 2 7.1 6.15 192,654 109
United States 3,537,418 35 303,824,640 30 86 18.01 676,708 449
Japan 144,689 1 127,288,416 13 880 11.6 17,638 7,217
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Resources
  • Fuji, Mount. Photograph. Encyclopedia Britannica.
    Web. 16  Mar.  2012.  lthttp//www.school.eb.com/el
    ementary/art-86983gt.
  • "Japan." Britannica Elementary Encyclopedia.
    Encyclopædia Britannica Online School
    Edition.Encyclopædia Britannica, Inc., 2012.
    Web. 16  Mar.  2012.lthttp//www.school.eb.com/all
    /elementary/article?articleId345715gt.
  • pagoda pagoda in Kyoto. Photograph. Encyclopedia
    Britannica. Web. 16  Mar.  2012.
     lthttp//www.school.eb.com/elementary/art-87398gt.
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