Outlying Japanese Islands

Range TypeArchipelago
Highest PointHalla-san (1950 m/6398 ft)
States/ProvincesKagoshima-ken (41%), Okinawa-ken (37%), Nagasaki-ken (25%), Tokyo-to (7%)
(numbers are approximate percentage of range area)
Area6,123 sq km / 2,364 sq mi
Area may include lowland areas
Extent1,196 km / 743 mi North-South
1,867 km / 1,160 mi East-West
Center Lat/Long26° 28' N; 127° 54' 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.Miyanoura-dake19366352Ryuku Islands
2.Nagata-dake18866188Ryuku Islands
3.Kurio-dake18676125Ryuku Islands
4.Okina-dake18606102Ryuku Islands
5.Anbo-dake18476060Ryuku Islands
6.Kuromi-dake18316007Ryuku Islands
7.Nageishi-dake18306004Ryuku Islands
8.Nemachi18145951Ryuku Islands
9.Jinnemukoban-dake17345689Ryuku Islands
10.Koban-dake17115614Ryuku 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.Minami Iwo-jima High Point9132995Volcano-Bonin Islands

Photos of Peaks in the Outlying Japanese Islands

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