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  Encyclopedia: Kuril islands
The islands were inhabited primarily by the Ainu and were being explored and settled by Russians and the Japanese in the 18th and 19th centuries.
The islands themselves are summits of stratovolcanoes that rise from the seabed.
Atlasov Island from space, September 1992 Atlasov Island Located at 50°50′ N 155°30′ E, Atlasov Island, known in Japaneseas Oyakoba,is the northernmost island of theKuril islands, part of the Sakhalin Oblast in Russia.
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 ryukyu islands - Article and Reference from OnPedia.com
The Ryukyu Islands (琉球列島 Ryūkyū-rettō), also known as the Nansei-shoto (南西諸島 Nansei-shotō, which translates literally as the Southwest Islands), are an island chain stretching southwestward from the island of Kyushu in Japan.
The Ryukyu Islands are recognized by ecologists as a distinct subtropical moist broadleaf forest ecoregion.
The flora and fauna of the islands have much in common with Taiwan, the Philippines, and Southeast Asia, and are part of the Indomalaya ecozone.
www.onpedia.com /encyclopedia/Ryukyu-Islands   (370 words)

  
 Kuril Islands   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Kuril Islands were inhabited by the Ainu from time immemorial until they were expelled from the northernmost by the Russians in the 18th century.
The islands are renowned for their fogginess but are rich in seaweed and marine life, such as fish and otters.
The northernmost, Atlasov Island (Oyakoba to the Japanese), is an almost perfect volcanic cone rising sheer out of the sea and has led to many Japanese eulogies in haiku, wood-block prints, etc., extolling its beauty, much as they do the more well-known Mt.
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 Atlasov Island - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Located at 50°50′ N 155°30′ E, Atlasov Island, known in Japanese as Oyakoba, is the northernmost island of the Kuril islands, part of the Sakhalin Oblast in Russia.
The island is named after Vladimir Atlasov, a 17th century Russian explorer who incorporated the nearby Kamchatka Peninsula into Russia.
It is essentially the cone of a submarine volcano protruding above the Sea of Okhotsk to a height of 2339 m (7672 ft).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Oyakoba   (240 words)

  
 LAND ANIMALS
Mountain sheep were exterminated in Atlasov Island by the beginning of the 18th century, the wolf vanished from Paramushir, Shumshu and Kunashir Islands by the beginning of the 20th century, the river otter was exterminated on Kunashir, and the brown bear had gone from Shumshu by 1945.
Similarly, the fox and raccoon dog from Hokkaido crossed to the southern islands of the Kurile ridge, and the white fox from Kamchatka to Paramushir Island.
On the whole, Northern Sakhalin fauna is of the same origin as the fauna of the nearby mainland; the fauna of the Northern Kuriles is com-parable to that of the Kamchatka Peninsula, and the fauna of South Kurile Islands is similar to that of Hokkaido, Japan's northern-most island.
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 Kuril Islands -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The islands are known in (A native or inhabitant of Japan) Japanese as the 千島列島 - Chishima rettō (Thousand Islands Archipelago) or クリル列島 - Kuriru rettō (Kuril Archipelago).
The Kuril Islands were inhabited by the (Surf for more about Ainu) Ainu from time immemorial until they were expelled from the northernmost by the (A native or inhabitant of Russia) Russians in the (Surf for more about 18th century) 18th century.
The Kuril Islands form a volcanic (Surf for more about island arc) island arc as a result of (The branch of geology studying the folding and faulting of the earth's crust) plate tectonics.
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 Atlasov Island - TheBestLinks.com - Ainu, Japan, Russia, Sea of Okhotsk, ...
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At latitude 50.80N, longitude 155.50E, Atlasov Island, known to the Japanese as Oyakoba, is the northernmost island of the Kuril islands, part of the Sakhalin Oblast in Russia.
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 Life Story page
The climate in the Kurile Islands is moderately cold monsoon.
The Kurile Islands are famous for their numerous hot springs and mineral water with a wide spectrum of balneological properties which are explained by manifestations of contemporary volcanism.
The island is part of the Ring of Fire and its active volcanoes are Tyatya, the highest peak on the island (1819 m), Rurui, Mendeleyev and Golovnin volcanoes.
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 SAKHALIN.RU: Sakhalin and the Kuriles. Geography
The area of the island is 76 400 sq km.
The undergrowth is of dwarf Siberian pine, and Kuril bamboo.
The Kuril Islands stretch from north to south for 1,200 km.
www.sakhalin.ru /Engl/Region/geography.htm   (520 words)

  
 Kuril Islands - Encyclopedia.WorldSearch   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The islands are known in Japanese as the 千島列島 - Chishima rettō (Thousand Islands Archipelago) or クリル列島 - Kuriru rettō (Kuril Archipelago).
The Kuril Islands form a volcanic island arc as a result of plate tectonics.
A historical reevaluation of America's role in the Kuril Islands dispute.
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 Kuril Islands   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Kuril Islands The Kuril Islands (Russian: Кури́льские острова́, Kuril'skie ostrova), also known as Kurile Islands, stretch northeast from Hokkaidō, Japan, to Kamchatka, separating the Sea of Okhotsk from the North Pacific Ocean.
The name originates from the autonym of the aboriginal Ainu: "kur", meaning man. The Kuril Islands were inhabited by the Ainu from time immemorial until they were expelled from the northernmost by the Russians in the 18th century.
Category:Kuril Islands Category:Islands of Russia Category:Disputed territories da:Kurilerne de:Kurilen es:Islas Kuriles et:Kuriilid fr:Îles Kouriles id:Kepulauan Kuril ja:千島列島 nl:Koerilen pl:Wyspy Kurylskie ru:Курильские острова
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 homebasic
It was founded the 2th January 2, 1947 and includes Sakhalin Island with bordering islands and Kuril islands, at the extreme end of the Far East Federal District.
The area of the island is 76 400 sq km and the coastline is slightly indented.
The Kuril Islands are an archipelago of volcanic islands at the boundary between the Sea of Okhotsk and the Pacific Ocean, stretching from the island of Hokkaido to the Kamchatka Peninsula.
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 ERA OF DISCOVERIES
It was annexed by Vladimir Vassilievich Atlasov, yet another remarkable seafarer of Siberian Cossack origin from a galaxy of Russian discoverers and explorers of the lands of the Far East and the Pacific coast.
Atlasov formalized the annexation of Kamchatka to Russia by establishing a memorial cross in the estuary of River Krestovka (Kanuch).
The island where his remains were interred was called Bering Island in his honor, and the group of Pacific islands the Commander Islands.
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 Dikson -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
In the (Click link for more info and facts about 17th century) 17th century the island was known as Dolgy ("long") island, or Kuzkin, after its (Click link for more info and facts about Pomor) Pomor discoverer.
In 1915 the island became the site of the first Russian (A communication system based on broadcasting electromagnetic waves) radio station in the (A waterproof overshoe that protects shoes from water or snow) Arctic.
The seaport on the mainland was built in 1935, and in 1957 the two settlements were merged into one.
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 Kuril Islands   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The islands are known in Japanese as the 千島 -Chishima (the thousand islands) or クリル列島 - Kurirurettō (Kuril Archipelago).
The Kuril Islands were inhabited by the Ainu from time immemorial until they wereexpelled from the northernmost by the Russians in the 18th century.
Thenorthernmost, Atlasov Island (Oyakoba to the Japanese), is an almostperfect volcanic cone rising sheer out of the sea and has led to many Japaneseeulogies in haiku, wood-block prints, etc., extolling its beauty, much as they do the more well-known Fuji.
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 kamchatka   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
In 1697 Vladimir Atlasov, founder of the Anadyr settlement, led a group of 65 Cossacks and 60 Yuk...
Atlasov Island - At latitude 50.80N, longitude 155.50E, Atlasov Island, known to the Japanese as Oyakoba, is the northernmost island of the Kuril islands, part of the...
Bering Island - Bering Island (known in the Russian language as Ostrov Beringa) is located off the Kamchatka peninsula in the Bering Sea.
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 Kamchatka - FreeEncyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Kamchatka is part of the Russian Kamchatka region (along with a part of the continent, the Komandorskie Islands[?] and Karaginski Island[?]).
Excesses were such that the North West Administration in Yakutsk sent Atlasov with the authority (and the cannons) to restore government order, but it was too late.
In 1875 the Kuril Islands were ceded to Japan in return for Russian sovereignty over Sakhalin.
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 New Siberian Islands -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Its western part consists of (A sedimentary rock consisting mainly of calcium that was deposited by the remains of marine animals) limestone and ((formerly) a writing tablet made of slate) slate.
Average maximum temperatures from +8°C to +11°C and average minimum temperatures from -3°C to +1°C. In the interior of the islands the average maximum temperatures in July are +16°C to +19°C and average minimum temperatures +3°C to +6°C
The surface of the islands is covered with arctic (A vast treeless plain in the arctic regions between the ice cap and the tree line) tundra (All the plant life in a particular region) vegetation and numerous lakes.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/n/ne/new_siberian_islands.htm   (578 words)

  
 Tours in Kuril islands. Kuriles-Tour Co. Ltd.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
These inaccessible, desert islands don’t frighten off with their geographical isolation, acting volcanoes and the severe cli-mate, they also strengthen desire to get to those foggy, fire - breathing islands — former military fortresses of the Japanese army, hiding many secrets deeply under the ground till now.
The Kuril islands are a part of the Pacific ring of volcanoes.
The islands are the peaks of the volcanic range 1 – 2 km high and many kilometers deep under the water.
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 Atlasov Island   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
It essentially the cone of a submarine volcano above the Sea of Okhotsk to a height of 2339m (7672ft).
Its near perfect shape rise to many legends among the natives the Kamchadal and Kuril Ainu told Krasheninnikov the story that it once a mountain on the nearby Kamchatka peninsula but the neighbouring mountains became and exiled it to the sea leaving lake Kuril in southern Kamchatka.
My mother and her family were living on Oahu when Pearl Harbor was attacked (my grandfather saw the planes fly overhead with the "rising sun" on them that fateful Sunday morning) and my father...
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 Kuril Islands explained   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Kuril Islands The Kuril Islands (Russian: Кури́льские острова́), also known as Kurile Islands, stretch northeast from Hokkaido, Japan, to Kamchatka, separating the Sea of Okhotsk from the North Pacific Ocean.
Category:Kuril Islands Category:Islands of Russia Category:Disputed territories de:Kurilen es:Islas Kuriles et:Kuriilid fr:Îles Kouriles ja:千島列島 pl:Wyspy Kurylskie ru:Курильские острова
The beauty of all signs of civilization, the sea at our feet, its murmurs or its over strange thoughts, and, lifting it from everyday life, caused it to day, as the voyagers did not return, we grew restless and disquieted, danger.
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 Kommersant - Russia's Daily Online   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Kuril Islands, with a total area of 10 500 km2, extend from the southern tip of Kamchatka southwestward to Hokkaido and form a natural boundary between the Sea of Okhotsk and the Pacific Ocean.
There are 160 volcanoes on the islands, 40 of which are active; the highest volcano is Mt. Alaid (2339 m) on Atlasov Island.
The hydrocarbon resources of Sakhalin Island and the adjacent shelf, where most of the proven and probable oil and gas reserves are located, represent the greatest worth for the economies of both Sakhalin Region and the Far Eastern region as a whole.
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 The Russian Kuril Islands Expedition - Volcano Island
Odyssey is anchored in a large cove on the east coast of Atlasova (At-lass-ova) Island, about 37 miles (60 kilometers) west of the Ptichi Islands.
Alaid volcano is the tallest volcano in the Kuril Islands.
The older areas of the island are thickly covered with green plants, like grasses and pretty yellow Kamchatka tiger lilies.
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 Kuril Islands | TutorGig.co.uk Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The 'Kuril' (or "Kurile") Islands in Russia's Sakhalin Oblast (Russian: ???????????
The Kuril Islands are known in Japanese as the 'Chishima Islands' (Kanji: ????
The Kuril Islands: Russo-Japanese Frontier in the Pacific
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 Kuril Islands   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Stalin ordered his troops to seize as much territory as possible, including the Kuril Islands, which were claimed as a result of several engagements that took...
The islands play a key role in providing Russia’s Pacific Fleet with a deployment base in the Sea of Okhotsk and an entry to the Pacific, also serving as an...
Stratfor, D.C. Russia on Nov. 4 said it is investigating a Japanese fishing vessel that Russian boarder guards intercepted near the South Kuril Islands on Nov....
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 Kuril Islands - guideofcasinos.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Kuril (or Kurile) Islands in Russia's Sakhalin Oblast (Russian: Кури́льские острова́ / Kuril'skie ostrova), stretch northeast from Hokkaidō, Japan, to Kamchatka, separating the Sea of Okhotsk from the North Pacific Ocean.
The islands are known in Japanese as the Chishima Islands (Kanji: 千島列島 / Hepburn Romaji: Chishima rettō).
The islands were inhabited by the Ainu from time immemorial until they were expelled from the northernmost by the Russians in the 18th century.
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 Commander Rezanov: Japan
For this purpose an artificial small island Desima was constructed in the harbour of the city, which became famous in the history of the Dutch settlement in Japan.
The small island Desima (in Japanese Desima Matsu — “a street of the advanced island”) was a sandy shallow in the Nagasaki harbor, connected to the city with a small stone bridge.
At the end of the bridge connecting the island with the city there was a gate with a guardhouse.
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 Into the Rising Sun
The great Russian explorations of the 17th century that led to the discovery of Sakhalin Island, the Kamchatka Peninsula and the barren Chukchi Peninsula at the eastern end of Siberia, helped bring into focus the outlines of Asia's northeast coasts.
The Cossack Vladimir Vasilievich Atlasov, a tough and resolute explorer of peasant stock, took a real interest in Kamchatka and led a group of 65 Cossacks and 60 Yukagir from the Anadyr fortress in northeastern Siberia onto the Kamchatka Peninsula in 1697 and brought the sparsely populated territory into the realm of the Russian Empire.
In 1798, Russians landed northeast of Hokkaido on the island of Etorofu, the largest island in the Kurile chain.
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