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 Kochi Prefecture - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Kochi Prefecture comprises the southwestern part of the island of Shikoku, facing the Pacific Ocean.
Prior to the Meiji Restoration, Kochi was known as Tosa Province.
Most of the province is mountainous, and in only a few areas such as around Kochi and Nakamura is there a coastal plain.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Kochi_prefecture   (142 words)

 Geography of Ghana - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The upper section of the Pra River Basin, to the west of the Densu, is relatively flat; the topography of its lower reaches, however, resembles that of the Densu Basin and is a rich cocoa and food-producing region.
The Ankobra River Basin and the middle and lower basins of the Tano River to the west of the lowlands form the largest subdivision of the Akan Lowlands.
The Oti River and the Daka River, the principal tributaries of the Volta in the eastern part of the country, and the Pru River, the Sene River, and the Afram River, major tributaries to the north of the Kawhu Plateau, also empty into flooded extensions of the lake in their river valleys.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Geography_of_Ghana   (3659 words)

 Tano, Kochi - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Tano (田野町; -cho) is a town located in Aki District, Kochi, Japan.
As of 2003, the town has an estimated population of 3,208 and a density of 489.02 persons per km².
As a result, uploads have been disabled until further notice, and images may not be displayed.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Tano,_Kochi   (91 words)

From the middle period on capitalism came to the fore, and the Tano group of five, which along with the clan purveyor to the government was also known as the group of seven, developed the resources of the deep mountain forests and acquired wealth and power.
As for the origins of Tano, in ancient times it belonged to Naha county but in the beginning of the Kamakura period (1185-1333) Hokkyo Takada arrived in Mt. Takada, worked on the Nahari River's flood control, and reportedly opened up the Tano county farmland.
The main government office is located on the western bank of the mouth of the Nahari River, approximately 55 kilometers east of the prefectural capital Kochi city.
www.chugei.or.jp /tano/e_gaiyou.html   (447 words)

Tano's original "Ama Daiko" has 5 unique drumming patterns.
Still to this day, many towns and cities across Japan retain their traditional layout of being subdivided into neighborhoods,which live together as interdependent communities and share in cultural traditions.Within Tano there are eleven different neighborhoods that have revived the "Ama Daiko", and as time has passed each group has developed its own style.
The annual Tano Taiko Festival, which began in 1991, is a percussion extravaganza for music lovers of all ages.
www.town.tano.miyazaki.jp /english/tanoshi_tano/event/event.html   (447 words)

 Tano, Miyazaki
Tano (田野町; -chou) is a town located in Miyazaki District, Miyazaki, Japan.
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As of 2003, the town has an estimated population of 12,066 and the density of 111.41 persons per kmandsup2.
www.freeglossary.com /Tano,_Miyazaki   (447 words)

From the middle period on capitalism came to the fore, and the Tano group of five, which along with the clan purveyor to the government was also known as the group of seven, developed the resources of the deep mountain forests and acquired wealth and power.
As for the origins of Tano, in ancient times it belonged to Naha county but in the beginning of the Kamakura period (1185-1333) Hokkyo Takada arrived in Mt. Takada, worked on the Nahari River's flood control, and reportedly opened up the Tano county farmland.
After the Meiji Restoration a new district began and in 1888 Tano village was inaugurated according to town and village system law.
www.chugei.or.jp /tano/e_gaiyou.html   (447 words)

 Getting to know you...
Tano is a convenient 30-minute drive west of Miyazaki City and the Pacific Ocean coastline.
Located on the southern Japanese island of Kyushu, in Miyazaki Prefecture, the town of Tano rests in a valley surrounded by plush green mountains and broad blue skies.
Tano is also blessed with the natural beauty of Wanitsuka Mountain.
www.town.tano.miyazaki.jp /english/tanoshi_tano/profile/profile.html   (447 words)

 Tano, Kochi -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article
As of 2003, the town has an estimated ((statistics) the entire aggregation of items from which samples can be drawn) population of 3,208 and a (The amount per unit size) density of 489.02 persons per (additional info and facts about km²) km².
Tano, Kochi -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/t/ta/tano,_kochi.htm   (50 words)

 Monsieur Swann's Weblog
In Tano, which prides itself on being 'flower town' of the east, there are all these things and a whole lot more, far more than is possible to recount in a few lines.
Tano 'Town' is a place which is steeped in local history too.
So, to recap, Tano is in Kochi which is on Shikoku which is in southern Japan.
ponytrek.blogspot.com   (408 words)

 Feature Article of Sunday, 3 October 2004
The Tano shrine residing in a brass pot is currently kept at the Tanoboase town but the Priest carries it to the Grove annually for rituals.
Odomankoma Ahina is situated at the source of River Tano and it is believed that is where the Spirit of Tano stays.
But the irony is that the people of Tano and Bono are promised a good rainy season when virgins in their menstrual period pour water into the Odomankoma Ahina (The Pot of the Creator) and it overflows.
www.ghanaweb.com /GhanaHomePage/NewsArchive/artikel.php?ID=67059   (645 words)

 General News of Wednesday, 3 March 1999
The Tano River is a great asset to the Techiman community and the Brong-Ahafo Region as a whole and care must, therefore, be taken to preserve and ensure its purity.
He said the river serves Techiman and many people depend on it for their livelihood, so there is need for the Techiman district assembly and the Brong -Ahafo Region, as a whole, to safeguard and protect it.
Mr Osei suggested the passing of by-laws to empower the assembly to demolish all unauthorised structures within the 100- metre zone earmarked as greenbelt for the river.
www.ghanaweb.com /GhanaHomePage/NewsArchive/artikel.php?ID=5431   (272 words)

 Directory of RivDIS data
            (Ord River)     Ord River Homestead:     Data    Summary and Plots
            (Harricana River)     Amos:     Data    Summary and Plots
            (Colorado River)     Pichi Mahuida:     Data    Summary and Plots
www.daac.ornl.gov /rivdis/STATIONS.HTM   (11244 words)

 Kwahu Plateau --  Encyclopædia Britannica
The river is important for fishing, despite its running dry from October to March, and it collects nearly all the drainage of the Kwahu Plateau.
The Pra River rises in the Kwahu Plateau near Mpraeso and flows 150 miles (240 km) southward to enter the Gulf of Guinea (Atlantic Ocean) at Shama.
It comprises the uplifted southern edge of the Volta River basin and extends for 160 miles (260 km) northwest-southeast from Wenchi to Koforidua.
www.britannica.com /eb/article-9046544?tocId=9046544   (893 words)

The south-western rivers comprise the Bia, Tano, Ankobra and Pra rivers.
The Bia river is shared with Ivory Coast while the lower reaches of the Tano river forms part of the boundary with Ivory Coast.
The Volta River basin is shared with Ivory Coast, Upper Volta, Togo, Benin and Mali.
www.geo.vu.nl /~ivmadapt/volta/fb_volta-env.htm   (370 words)

Sakamoto, M., Tano, Y., Uchimura, T., and Komagata, K. Aerobic growth of some lactic acid bacteria enable by the external addition of peroxidase (horseradish) to the culture medium.
Suzuki, M. and Nakase, T. A taxonomic study on Candida glaebosa and phenotypically related species Candida saitoana, with a description of a new species Candida pseudoglaebosa.
Kishimoto, N., Kosako, Y., Wakao, N., Tano, T., and Hiraishi, A. Transfer of Acidiphilium facilis and Acidiphilium aminolytica to the genus Acidocella gen. nov., and emendation of the genus Acidiphilium.
www.jcm.riken.go.jp /JCM/publish.html   (370 words)

 Matthew Flint
For those of you who don't know me (and maybe even thouse of you that do..) my name is Matthew Anthony Flint and I have, somehow, recently graduated from the University of Durham with a 2:1 in English Language and Linguistics.
Although only 21 years old on departure, I am in Japan to be (assistant to) an English Language teacher and am planning on spending between one and two years in Tano Town, Kochi-ken on the island of Shikoku.
This site is desigend to allow my family, back home in South Derbyshire (UK) & the surrounding area, as well as my friends both in the UK and abroad, to keep in touch with some of the things I'm getting up to.
flintyinjapan.typepad.com /about.html   (143 words)

 Dear Everyone,
They do have the tiers up in Tano and they tell me it will be finished in another two years (after I've gone home, natch).
They are building a train line but it's taken them 23 years to get it this far, hampered by kickbacks, corruption, and maintenance of the completed portions of the track.
One of the things that marks them as Kochi people, and still gives me fits, is the local dialect.
www.colorado.edu /history/yonemoto/Tano1.html   (1501 words)

 Yasu, Kochi -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article
The port, Tei, is located in the south-east of the town and dates from the Edo period, over 200 years ago.
Yasu did not withdraw but residents were not overly favorable to the merger.
As of July 2004, Yasu Junior High School has an enrollment of 97 students between the ages of 12 and 15.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/y/ya/yasu,_kochi.htm   (184 words)

 Miyazaki District, Miyazaki - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
As of 2003, the district has an estimated
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Miyazaki_District,_Miyazaki   (184 words)

 Ueno, Gunma
Ueno (&;; -mura) is a village located in Tano District, Gunma, Japan.
As of 2003, the village has an estimated population of 2,152 and a density of 11.83 persons per km².
pedia.newsfilter.co.uk /wikipedia/u/ue/ueno__gunma.html   (184 words)

 Government Regional, Directory
Kochi City With information for visitors including sightseeing, events, foods, and souvenirs, demographics, fiscal information, development plans, history, and help for foreign residents.
Kochi Prefectural Government Includes tourist information, and links to the Industrial Technology Center, library, university, Museum of Art, and The Sakamoto Ryoma Memorial.
Tano Town With areahistory, local sights, nature and environmental information, and local dialect.
www.thecelticconnection.org /dGNjXzI1MTcy.aspx   (103 words)

 Ghanaian Chronicle - Online : The current time is 2:39:50 AM on 12/2/2005
The Howard Humphrey research was conducted in 1999 within the Tano river catchments area, which indicates that over a period of 47 years, thus from 1952 to 1998, a total annual rainfall over the area had experienced a long term decline of about 16 per cent.
Mensah, sustainability of ground water resources depend on adequate recharge either from rainfall, adjoining rivers or streams and, decline in these as noted by the managers, is likely to result in the depletion of the resources.
Mensah told the paper that the company is now facing a problem of looking for other sources of ground water to meet the increasing demand of water in Berekum.
www.ghanaian-chronicle.com /thestory.asp?id=5305   (468 words)

 Tano River - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Indigious local beliefs hold that Taakora, the highest of the Akan Gods on earth lives at the source of the river.
It flows 400km from Techiman to Aby Lagoon where it enters the Atlantic Ocean.
The Tano is a river in the Akan lowlands of Ghana.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Tano_River   (72 words)

 Biotope Aquariums
Clear or blue water streams are transparent rivers that drain the Guyana highlands and the Brazil rocky highlands.
The Zaire (Congo) River is the second largest river system in terms of volume.
Mangrove swamps are found through the world where freshwater rivers come in contact with the ocean.
www.mongabay.com /fish/biotope.htm   (1386 words)

 Ghanaian Chronicle - Online : The current time is 2:40:20 AM on 12/2/2005
The river has began losing its natural value to its inhabitants and other dependants, including the surrounding communities that depended on it as their source of drinking water.
Likewise, if care is not taken, the people would not only cry for food but weep also for water very soon because Newmont has started constructing dams in their major rivers such as the Subri River, which is the main source of drinking water for the people in the communities within the river’s catchment area.
Others explained that in some places, their unaffected farms and lands are encircled by the company’s activities and that it is difficult working on such farms and pieces of land.
www.ghanaian-chronicle.com /thestory.asp?id=6085   (818 words)

 Ethnologue: Ghana
A triangular area with Volta Lake on the south, Daka River on the northwest, Yeji south of the lake.
East central, mostly on the western bank of the Oti River branch of Lake Volta.
Niger-Congo, Atlantic-Congo, Volta-Congo, Kwa, Nyo, Potou-Tano, Tano, Guang, South Guang.
www.christusrex.org /www1/pater/ethno/Ghan.html   (2789 words)

 AQUASTAT - FAO's Information System on Water and Agriculture
The Tano River, flowing parallel with the Bia River to the southeast of the latter, also has its headwaters in the Ashanti Uplands and enters the Atlantic Ocean through the Tano lagoon located in Côte d’Ivoire.
The hydropower capacity of the dam is 912 MW.
Mining is predominant in the southwestern river system and in this area pollution of surface water and groundwater has been observed because of the use of cyanide and other poisonous chemicals.
www.fao.org /ag/agl/aglw/aquastat/countries/ghana/index.stm   (5596 words)

 GDNet :: Projects :: Understanding Reform
In 1990 the weed was identified in the Tano / Abbey / Ehy lagoon complex on the south-western border with Côte d'Ivoire.
The cause of this is attributed to the water hyacinth, thus it is significantly affecting livelihoods of fishermen.
Water hyacinth was found over 40 kilometres of the lagoon shoreline and 20 kilometres of the Tano river, covering an area of about 50 hectares.
www.gdnet.org /Rapnet/research/studies/case_studies/Case_Study_25_Full.html   (2396 words)

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