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  1. Kagoshima is the capital city of Kagoshima Prefecture at the southwestern tip of the island of Kyushu in Japan, and the largest city in the prefecture by some margin. It has been nicknamed the "Naples of the Eastern world" for its bay location, hot climate, and impressive stratovolcano, Sakurajima. The city was officially founded on April 1, 1889.
  2. Kagoshima a.k.a. Kagoshima Prefecture is a prefecture of Japan located on the island of Kyushu. The capital is the city of Kagoshima.

There are other places with Kagoshima in their name, like Kagoshima University.

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Google previewRadiophysical and Geomagnetic Effects of Rocket Burn and Launch in the Near-the-Earth Environment (2016)

by Leonid F. Chernogor, Nathan Blaunstein

Kagoshima is a sea center for launch of solid-fuel rockets. Tanegashima is the main cosmodrome in Japan. Wallops is a small cosmodrome. Cape Canaveral is the main cosmodrome in the United States. Kourou is located in French Guiana for ...

Google previewInternational Encyclopedia of Horse Breeds (1995)

by Bonnie Lou Hendricks

Photo: Enkichi Koumoto The original breeding ground of the Tokara pony of Japan was a village on the Tokara Islands , Kagoshima Prefecture. Early in 1950, Dr. Shigeyuki Hayashida found a group of small horses living in the south side of the Tokara Islands and named them Tokara ponies.

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of United States-Japan Relations (2007)

by Van John Sant, Peter Mauch, Yoneyuki Sugita

SATSUMA DOMAIN (KAGOSHIMA PREFECTURE). With its capital city at Kagoshima, Satsuma was a large, samurai-dominated domain led by the Shimazu clan. Satsuma adopted Western learning, manufacturing, and sciences —even before Commodore Matthew Perry arrived in Japan in 1853. In 1864, Satsuma began sending a few of its young samurai to England to study Western subjects. In addition to Satsuma's long-standing trade relations with the Ryukyu Islands and China, ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Dinosaurs (1997)

by Philip J. Currie, Kevin Padian

Fukuishima Kagoshima Prefectural Museum, Kagoshima, Kagoshima Kanagawa Prefecture Living Planet and Earth Museum, 499 Iryuda Odawara City , Kanagawa Ken 250 Kasaoka City Museum, Kasaoka Kitakyushu Museum of Natural History, Kitakyushu, Fukuoka Kyoto Municipal Science Center for Youth, Kyoto Nagashima Spa, Nagashima Nakasoto Dinosaur Center, Gunma Prefecture National Science Museum, Ueno Park, Tokyo Natural History Museum , Tokai University, ...

Google previewMason's World Encyclopedia of Livestock Breeds and Breeding, 2 Volume Pack (2016)

by Valerie Porter, Lawrence Alderson, Stephen J.G. Hall, D. Phillip Sponenberg

Kagoshima Berkshire (SWJapan: Kagoshima prefecture) The prefecture of Kagoshima includes the northern or Satsunan islands of the Ryukyu archipelago – Osumi, Tokara and Amami –as well as the south-western tip of Kyushu. It raises more pigs than any other prefecture in Japan. When references are made to Japan's 'Black Pig' (kurobuta), the animal in question is not the indigenous and very rare na- tive Aguh (qv): it is the Berkshire, a traditional English breed. The Berkshire ...

Google previewJapan at War: An Encyclopedia (2013)

An Encyclopedia by Louis G. Perez

The British then launched an attack on Kagoshima. From a ...

Google previewThe Water Encyclopedia, Third Edition (2007)

Hydrologic Data and Internet Resources by Pedro Fierro, Jr., Evan K. Nyer

Chikugo Kiyotsu Kassa Sakawa Takase Aizuwakamatsu Toyama Matsumoto Koide Omachi Gifu Kagoshima Aki Ono Fujioka Uji lida Tenryu Takayama Yatsushiro Nago Shibata Himeji lida Kuroiso Tomakomai Nankoku Asahikawa Enzan Hiroshima Minokamo Kiryu Hiroshima Amagi Nagaoka Nagaoka Minamiashigara Omachi Fukushima Toyama Nagano Fukushima Toyama Gifu Kagoshima Kochi Fukui Saitama Kyoto Nagano Shizuoka Gifu Kumamoto Okinawa Niigata Hyogo ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Volcanoes (2015)

by Haraldur Sigurdsson, Bruce Houghton, Steve McNutt, Hazel Rymer, John Stix

Submarine Explosive Eruptions School of Geography, Environment and Earth Sciences, Victoria University of Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand The Kagoshima University Museum, Kagoshima University, Korimoto 1-chome, Kagoshima, Japan TABLE 31.1 Abundance and Significance of Explosive Submarine Eruptions. Subaqueous. Chapter 31 James D.L. White Geology Department, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand C. Ian Schipper Kazuhiko Kano Chapter Outline ...

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