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Japan is Getting Bigger

Photo by “National Land Image Information (Color Aerial Photographs), Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism”

Photo by “National Land Image Information (Color Aerial Photographs), Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism”

Niijima Island slowNiijima Islandfast

Japan and the number of islands changes . came on November 20 of last year when a from the Pacific Ocean. Its name was Niijima Island, but and . The took the name of Nishino Island which is older.

Photo from NASA

Photo from NASA

in 1973 after a . Before that eruption, Nishino Shima was a green island .

The island is part of a group of small mostly called the Bonin Islands, or the . They about 970 kilometers south of Tokyo. lies about 130 kilometers away.

English 日本語
Japan is Getting Bigger 日本が大きくなって来ている
is made up of thousands of islands 日本は、何千もの島から成り立っている
believe it or not 信じがたいかもしれないが
from time to time 時々
The most recent addition 一番最近のの増加
volcanic island 火山島
emerged 浮上した
after expanding 500 meters and it joined the neighboring island of Nishino Shima 500メートル広がってから、隣島の西ノ島とつながった
lost its name 名前を失った
combined islands 合併した島
Nishino Island itself 西ノ島自体
grew a section 一部分成長した
volcanic eruption 火山爆発(噴火)
with no volcanic activity 火山活動なしで
uninhabited islands 無人島
Ogasawara Islands 小笠原諸島
are located 位置する
The nearest inhabited island 最も近い人が住んでいる島

日本は、何千もの島から成り立っている
信じがたいかもしれないが
時々
一番最近のの増加
火山島
浮上した
500メートル広がってから、隣島の西ノ島とつながった
名前を失った
合併した島

Ogasawara Islands
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西ノ島自体
一部分成長した
火山爆発(噴火)
火山活動なしで
無人島
小笠原諸島
位置する
最も近い人が住んでいる島

Ogasawara Islands
This image is in the public domain because it came from the site http://www.demis.nl/home/pages/Gallery/examples.htm and was released by the copyright holder. Permission is granted to copy, distribute and/or modify this map since it is based on free of copyright images from: www.demis.nl