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Outlying Japanese Islands

Range TypeArchipelago
Highest PointHalla-san (1950 m/6398 ft)
CountriesJapan (77%), South Korea (23%)
(numbers are approximate percentage of range area)
States/ProvincesKagoshima-ken (31%), Okinawa (28%), Jeju-do (23%), Nagasaki-ken (19%), Tōkyō-to (5%)
(numbers are approximate percentage of range area)
Area7,993 sq km / 3,086 sq mi
Area may include lowland areas
Extent1,196 km / 743 mi North-South
1,866 km / 1,160 mi East-West
Center Lat/Long33° 23' N; 126° 33' E
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Map of Outlying Japanese Islands
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Note: Range borders shown on map are an approximation and are not authoritative.
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Other Ranges: To go to pages for other ranges either click on the map above, or on range names in the hierarchy snapshot below, which show the parent, siblings, and children of the Outlying Japanese Islands.
Japanese ArchipelagoLevel 2 (Parent)
         SakhalinLevel 3 (Sibling)
         Kuril IslandsLevel 3 (Sibling)
         HokkaidoLevel 3 (Sibling)
         HonshuLevel 3 (Sibling)
         ShikokuLevel 3 (Sibling)
         KyushuLevel 3 (Sibling)
         Outlying Japanese IslandsLevel 3
                 Tshushima Strait IslandsLevel 4 (Child)
                 Ryuku IslandsLevel 4 (Child)
                 Volcano-Bonin IslandsLevel 4 (Child)



Major Peaks of the Outlying Japanese Islands

Ten Highest Peaks
RankPeak NamemftRange4
1.Halla-san19506398Tshushima Strait Islands
2.Miyanoura-dake19366352Ryuku Islands
3.Hachijō-Fuji8542802Volcano-Bonin Islands
4.Mihara-yama7362415Volcano-Bonin Islands
5.Yuwan-dake6942277Ryuku Islands
6.Yatate-yama6492129Tshushima Strait Islands
7.Omoto-dake5261726Ryuku Islands
8.Yonaha-dake5031650Ryuku Islands
9.Yae-dake4521483Ryuku Islands
10.Uotsuri High Point3621188Ryuku Islands
Sub-peaks are excluded from this list. List may not be complete, since only summits in the PBC Database are included.
Child Range High Points
RankPeak NamemftRange4
1.Halla-san19506398Tshushima Strait Islands
2.Miyanoura-dake19366352Ryuku Islands
3.Hachijō-Fuji8542802Volcano-Bonin Islands



Photos of Peaks in the Outlying Japanese Islands

Suribachi-yama
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Hiking Iwo Jima (2014-06-09). Photo by Randall Hodo.
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