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  HONSHU   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Honshu is bergachtig, en er komen aardbevingen voor.
In het noorden is Honshu tamelijk koud, maar in het zuiden is het subtropisch.
Honshu is met Hokkaido verbonden door middel van bruggen en de Seikantunnel.
www.thumpershollow.com /encyclopedia/H/Honshu   (201 words)

 Honshu. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
It is separated from Hokkaido by the Tsugaru Strait, from Kyushu by Shimonoseki Strait, and from Shikoku by the Inland Sea.
Honshu is predominantly mountainous, rising to 12,389 ft (3,776 m) at Mt. Fuji (the highest peak of Japan), and has many volcanoes.
The climate of Honshu has a wide range from the north with its snowy winters to the subtropical south.
www.bartleby.com /65/ho/Honshu.html   (360 words)

 Honshū - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Mountainous and volcanic, Honshu has frequent earthquakes (the Great Kanto Earthquake heavily damaged Tokyo in September 1923); the highest peak is the active volcano Mount Fuji at 3,776 m.
The mountains are responsible for a marked difference in climate between the eastern or southern (Pacific or Inland Sea coast) side, and the western or northern (Sea of Japan coast) side.
Honshu is connected to the islands of Hokkaido, Kyushu and Shikoku by tunnels or bridges.
www.wikipedia.org /wiki/Honshu   (449 words)

Honshu has both the largest mountain in Japan, Mount Fuji, and the largest lake in the country, Lake Biwa.
Agriculture on Honshu is characterized by the intensive cultivation of rice, vegetables and fruit; fish is also a major industry.
The Pacific coast is the most densely-populated area of Honshu, especially in the great conurbations of Tokyo-Yokohama and Osaka-Kobe, which are among the world’s leading commercial and industrial areas, with a great variety of industry, much of it based on high technology.
www.tiscali.co.uk /reference/encyclopaedia/hutchinson/m0014235.html   (358 words)

 Encyclopedia: Osaka   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The city is located on the main island of Honshu, at the mouth of the Yodo River on Osaka Bay (in the Kansai region).
Kansai is the geographical term for the area of western Honshu surrounding Osaka.
The regions of Japan are not official administrative units, but have been traditionally used as the regional division of Japan in a number of contexts: for example, maps and geography textbooks divide Japan into the eight regions, weather reports usually give the weather by region, and many businesses and institutions...
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Osaka   (5743 words)

 Natural features Japan Alternate history
Mount Asama in central Honshu and Mount Sakurajima in southern Kyushu are well-known active volcanoes.
Average January temperatures are 15 to 20 F in Hokkaido; 35 to 40 in central Honshu; and 45 in southern Kyushu.
July temperatures average 77 to 80 in Kyushu, Shikoku, and southern and central Honshu; 72 to 75 in northern Honshu; and a cooler 65 to 70 in Hokkaido.
www.angelfire.com /gundam/japanese_empire/altjap/natura.htm   (1619 words)

 Encyclopedia: Honshu   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Honshu tiene 5450 kilómetros de la línea de la costa.
Una gama de la montaña funciona a lo largo de la longitud de Honshu de extremo al extremo.
Honshu está conectado con las islas de Hokkaido, de Kyushu y de Shikoku cerca [ [ los tunnel]]s o [ [ los bridge]]s.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Honshu   (657 words)

 Honshu   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The elytra are grooved in males and smooth in females.
There were two subspecies, the Hokkaido wolf, and the smaller Honshu wolf (like the two bear species still living in Japan today, the animals living in...
Honshū (本州) is the largest island of Japan, called the Mainland; it is south of Hokkaido across the Tsugaru Strait, north of Shikoku across the Inland Sea, and north-east of Kyushu across the Shimonoseki Strait.
www.wikiverse.org /honshu   (474 words)

 Honshu   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The island is roughly 1300 km long ranges from 50 to 230 km wide its total area is 230 500 km² around 60% of the total area Japan.
Mountainous and volcanic Honshu has frequent earthquakes (the Great Kanto earthquake heavily damaged Tokyo in September 1923); the highest peak is the active Mount Fuji at 3 776 m.
Honshu is connected to the islands of Kyushu and Shikoku by tunnels or bridges.
www.freeglossary.com /Honshu   (478 words)

 List of Japanese Prefectures
Aichi-ken Prefecture (prefectural capital is Nagoya-shi) on the island of Honshu
Kanagawa-ken Prefecture (prefectural capital is Yokohama-shi) on the island of Honshu.
Yamaguchi-ken prefectures (prefectural capital is Yamaguchi-shi) on the island of Honshu
www.crnjapan.com /references/en/prefecture_list.html   (726 words)

 Honshu --  Encyclopædia Britannica
Honshu has an area of 87,992 square miles (227,898 square km) and contains almost three-fourths of the total number of ken (prefectures) of Japan.
Honshu has an area of 87,992 square miles (227,898 square km) and contains almost three-fourths of the total...
One of Japan's most important transportation centres, it is the terminus of both northern Honshu rail lines and railroad ferry services across the Tsugaru Strait to Hakodate, on Hokkaido.
www.britannica.com /eb/article-9040960?tocId=9040960   (676 words)

 Tectonics and Volcanoes of Japan
The Northeast Honshu Arc and the Kurile Arc trend to the northeast.
The Southwest Honshu Arc and the Ryukyu Arc trend to the south west.
The Southwest Honshu Arc and the Ryukyu Arc formed by the subduction of the Philippine Plate under the Eurasian Plate.
www.volcanoworld.org /vwdocs/volc_images/north_asia/japan_tec.html   (486 words)

 Mike Porter's, mykp.co.uk - Honshu   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Honshu is the main island of Japan and is home to the majority of the population of Japan.
Honshu island is separated into several regions; these are Tohuku, of which Sendai is the main city, Kanto, home to Tokyo and Yokohama.
Another place to visit on Honshu is Kyoto which was the old capital of Japan and is the cultural home land of the Japanese temple, many of which are centuries old, having escaped the bombing of Japan during the war.
www.mykp.co.uk /home.asp?id=12   (630 words)

 Honshu travel guide
Honshu has all the fun and all the attractions.
Tokyo and Kyoto, the imperial cities are both on Honshu.
In central Honshu, the area around Furukawa is pretty and the Japanese alps are great for hiking in summer and winter sports and activities in winter.
www.world66.com /asia/northeastasia/japan/honshu   (220 words)

 MSN Encarta - Druckansicht - Japan   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Diese höchste Gebirgsregion Japans nimmt einen Großteil Honshus ein und erstreckt sich etwa bis zur Einschnürung der Insel auf der Höhe von Nagoya.
Ein Bebenherd scheint dabei in der Nähe der Ostküste von Honshu zu liegen, wo sich in acht Kilometer Tiefe ein riesiger Krater befindet.
Das schwerste Erdbeben in der japanischen Geschichte fand 1923 statt; sein Zentrum lag in der Sagamibucht.
de.encarta.msn.com /text_761566679___2/Japan.html   (1647 words)

 BioMed Central | Full text | Host resistance does not explain variation in incidence of male-killing bacteria in ...
The absence of the infection from the Hokkaido population is not caused by failure of the male-killer to function on the Hokkaido genetic background.
As a control against spontaneous loss of infection not associated with genetic differentiation, the male-killer was concurrently maintained on the Honshu genetic background, in lines maintained by backcrossing to individual isofemale lines (as established in [11]) with likewise monitoring of sex ratio.
Temperature is known to affect the stability of the male-killing trait, and previous study demonstrated that an upper threshold of 23.5 C existed for stable maintenance of the infection on the Honshu genetic background [11].
www.biomedcentral.com /1471-2148/4/52   (3457 words)

 Honshu - Wikipedia, den fria encyklopedin
Karta över Japan med Honshu markerat i brunt
Honshu (本州) är den största av Japans öar, och med en yta på nästan 228 000 km² är det världens sjunde största ö.
Den största staden på Honshu är Japans huvudstad Tokyo.
sv.wikipedia.org /wiki/Honshu   (57 words)

The U.S.S Honshu, a Nebula-Class Starship, was on her way to Starbase 621 to transport two very valuable passengers to a War Crimes Tribunal.
However they did not reach their destination as the Honshu was attacked by a wing of Cardassian ships which destroyed the Honshu.
The U.S.S. Defiant and U.S.S. Constellation were ordered to search for survivors of the Honshu's attack however a Federation convoy carrying 30,000 Federation troops awaited the arrival of the Defiant to escort them safely out of the Badlands.
www.geocities.com /asder_zxc/honshu.html   (137 words)

 SailorChibiMoon.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Honshu is the largest of the Japanese Islands and the most populace, as well.
The Pacific coast on the west is the most industrialized part of Japan, and the cities of Tokyo, Osaka, and Kobe are on this east coast.
Most of the tea and silk produced in Japan is produced on Honshu, and the mountainous terrain provides many opportunities for hydroelectric power from dams on various rivers.
www.sailorchibimoon.com /info/exploringjapan/honshu.htm   (349 words)

 Western Honshu : Introduction | Frommers.com
In addition to Tokyo, Kyoto, and the Japan Alps, the island of Honshu has numerous other cities, towns, and attractions in its western half that are well worth a visit.
As the largest of Japan's islands and home to 80% of the country's population, Honshu is where most of the country's important historical events took place; you'll find many castles, gardens, temples, shrines, and other famous sights linked to the past here.
Honshu's climate ranges from snowy winters in the north and in its mountain ranges to subtropical weather in the south.
www.frommers.com /destinations/westernhonshu/2924010001.html   (203 words)

 SurfWax: News, Reviews and Articles On Honshu Island
The historical factors of social stratification, subsistence economies, and trading practices are reflected in the rough surfaces of the pieces, yet what has the greatest impact today is the obvious manifestation of creativity: the aesthetic transformation of ordinary rags by human hands, and the creation of beauty...
Japan reported its first outbreak of bird flu since 1925 on January 11 at a poultry farm on the southwestern tip of the archipelago's main Honshu island, where 35,000 birds either died or were culled because of the virus.
He was a medic on Honshu Island, but also participated in helping relieve Japanese wounded or those suffering from the effects of radiation.
news.surfwax.com /geography/files/Honshu_Island.html   (1595 words)

 Honshu - free-definition   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The island is roughly 1300 km long and ranges from 50 to 230 km wide, and its total area is 230,500 km², around 60% of the total area of Japan.
3/4 of Japan's main, major, and modern cities are here on Honshu, including the 23 special wards of Tokyo, Yokohama, Osaka, Nagoya, Kobe, Kyoto, Akita, Sendai, Fukushima, Niigata, and Hiroshima.
In addition to Mt. Fuji, the Japan Alps are features of Honshu.
www.free-definition.com /Honshu.html   (424 words)

 Paperloop.com - leading the pulp, paper, packaging and printing industry   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
A total of nine paper and board mills are directly operated by Honshu within Japan, as well as 23 corrugated container plants.
Honshu was founded in 1949 as one of three companies created by the breakup of the former Oji Paper Manufacturing Co. Honshu merged in April 1983 with the Fukuoka Paper Co. and the Toshin Paper Co., and again in April 1986 with the Honshu Container Co.
Honshu president Takao Ohtsubo will be chairman of the merged company and New Oji president Masahiko Ohkuni will be president.
www.paperloop.com /db_area/archive/p_p_mag/1996/9606/96060114.htm   (341 words)

 Giappone: Tutte le informazioni su Giappone su Encyclopedia.it   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
La popolazione, che nel 1950 era di 83,2 milioni, risultò di 121 milioni con una densita media di 324 abitanti per km² nel 1985 e, al censimento del 1990, di oltre 123 milioni con una densita media di 331 abitanti per km².
L'arcipelago è costituito da 4 isole principali: Hokkaido, Honshu, Kyushu, Shikoku, formanti un vasto arco aperto verso nord-ovest e accompagnate da un migliaio di isole minori, oltre un gran numero di isolotti e scogli.
Quelle prospicenti il Mar del Giappone sono relativamente poco articolate; le altre sono invece caratterizzate da numerosissime frastagliature, che sovente si allargano a formare vaste e profonde insenature, quali la baia di Uchiura (Hokkaido), di Tokyo, Suruga, Ise, Osaka, Hiroshima (Honshu), di Tosa (Shikoku).
www.encyclopedia.it /g/gi/giappone.html   (4365 words)

 Threadfall Over Honshu Weyr: May 8, 2000
You are standing on a terrace-plateau wide enough for several dragon wings to land on at one time.
She roars, flame charing the piece of nothingness, as her rider signals to a rider to switch the now-empty bags of stone out.
Honshu Weyr emblem is copyright of Anne McCaffery and designed by Kylea.
www.angelfire.com /scifi/HonshuWeyr/threadfallmay2000.html   (6414 words)

 HVDC Hokkaido-Honshu - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The HVDC Hokkaido-Honshu is a 193 kilometers long high voltage direct current transmission line for the interconnection of the power grids of Hokkaido (static inverter station Hakodate) and Honshu (static inverter station Kamikita), Japan.
A 149 kilometer long overhead line and a 44 kilometer long submarine cable connects the terminals.
The HVDC Hokkaido Honshu is a monopolar HVDC line with an operating voltage of 250 kV and rated power of 300 megawatts.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/HVDC_Hokkaido-Honshu   (98 words)

 Honshu-Shikoku Bridge Project   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The land of Japan consists of four main islands: Hokkaido, Honshu, Shikoku, and Kyushu, from north to south.
The Kanmon Straits between Honshu and Kyushu was connected by a railway tunnel in 1942, as the first strait crossing in Japan.
After Honshu Shikoku Bridge Authority (HSBA) was founded in 1970 as a sole project execution body, the authority took over all these investigations.
www.rpi.edu /~brawi/frame_ft_jbt/bridgepic18.htm   (563 words)

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