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1 By: Ms. Susan M. Pojer Horace Greeley HS Chappaqua, NY

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3 Nippon -- Land of the Rising Sun Nippon -- Land of the Rising Sun

4 Japan and the United States

5 Japan s Regions

6 Japan s Prefectures

7 Japan s Topography

8 Bodies of Water Sea of Japan Ishikari R. Korean Straits Pacific Ocean Inland Sea Tone R. Shinano R.

9 Kitani Mts. Kitakami Mts. Mikuni Mts. Chugoku Mts. Kyushu Mts. Mt. Fuji Mountain s And Peaks

10 Plains Kanto Plain Nobi Plain Ishikari Plain Osaka Plain

11 Islands Hokkaido Honshu Shikuku Kyushu Okinawa

12 Countries Russia China N. Korea S. Korea

13 Cities Sapporo Hiroshima Kobe Tokyo Nagasaki Kyoto Yokohama Nagoya Osaka

14 Final Map Sea of Japan Ishikari R. Korean Straits Pacific Ocean Inland Sea Tone R. Shinano R. Kitani Mts. Kitakami Mts. Mikuni Mts. Chugoku Mts. Kyushu Mts. Mt. Fuji Kanto Plain Nobi Plain Osaka Plain Ishikari Plain Hokkaido Honshu Shikuku Kyushu Okinawa Russia China N. Korea S. Korea Sapporo Hiroshima Kobe Tokyo Nagasaki Kyoto Yokohama Nagoya Osaka

15 Fast Travel Throughout Japan Shinkansen: Bullet Train Bullet Train National Lines

16 Very Mountainous: Little Arable Land

17 Hells Lake Pool in Beppu

18 Mt. Fuji

19 Swift-Moving Rivers: Hydroelectric Power

20 Japan s Land Area and Utilization

21 Japan by Satellite

22 Mt. Aso -- Active Volcano

23 Shiranesan Caldera

24 Global Tectonic Plates Japan -- On the Fire Rim of the Pacific Global Tectonic Plates Japan -- On the Fire Rim of the Pacific

25 Japan s Sub-Oceanic Trenches

26 Japanese Earthquakes:

27 Ginza Ruins After The Great Kanto Earthquake -- Tokyo, 1923 Over 100,000 dead!

28 Kobe Earthquake -- January 17, Richter scale 7.2 Richter scale 5,500 deaths 5,500 deaths

29 Kobe Earthquake -- January 17, 1995

30 Tsunamis – Tidal Waves

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32 Japan and the United States

33 Japan s Oceanic Currents

34 Average Monthly Precipitation in Three Cities

35 Precipitation

36 Average January Temperature

37 Average July Temperature

38 Different Climates and Seasons in Japan Fall Winter SpringSummer

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40 Igawa Town on the Izumo Plain

41 Rice Farmer s Farmhouse: Okutsu Town, Okayama Prefecture

42 Terrace Farming of Rice

43 The Japanese Farm the Sea Tokyo Fish Market

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45 Natural Resources

46 Raw Materials

47 World Contributions to Global Warming

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49 Japan s Population Density

50 Japan s Population Trends

51 Population Comparisons

52 Japan s Population Over 65 versus the United States

53 Japan s Growing Older Japans Age Breakdown Under 15 years15.8% 15 – 59 years63.3% 60 and over years 20.9%

54 SAYONARA


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