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JD1BLY - JD1/Ogasawara


Where is Ogasawara?


Ogasawara is located in the Pacific Ocean about 1,000 kilometers south of Tokyo. It takes 25.5 hours from Tokyo to Chichi-jima Island. There are made up of four main island groups; Mukojima(AS-031), Chichijima(AS-031), Hahajima(AS-031) and Kazan Islands(AS-030). Only Chichijima and Hahajima are inhabited. The popuration of islands are about 2,400. The climate of these islands are subtropical and these average temperatures are 22.7 degrees Celsius. It hardly snow or have frost. There are over 100 kinds of indigenous plants and more than 10 kinds of animals native to these islands.


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