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    Bonin Islands (Ogasawara Islands) Ogasawara Subprefecture Japan
Location
The Bonin Islands (Bonin Island Group) known in Japanese as the Ogasawara Islands (Ogasawara Island Group, Ogasawara Guntō, 小笠原群島) in the Ogasawara Subprefecture (Ogasawara-shichō) in Japan. Also known as the "Bonins". Includes the Father Island Group (Father Islands), Mother Island Group (Mother Islands), Volcano Island Group (Volcano Islands, Kazan Islands, Kazen Rettō) and Minami-Tori-shima.

Muko-jima Group (Muko-jima Islands, Muko-jima Rettō, Parry Island Group)

Muko-jima  located in the Muko-jima Group
Yome-jima (Kater Island)  located in the Muko-jima Group
Nakōdo-jima  located in the Muko-jima Group
Kita-no-jima  located in the Muko-jima Group
Mae-jima  located in the Muko-jima Group

Chichi-jima Group (Chichi-jima Islands, Beechey Group)
Chi Chi Jima (Father Island, Ogasawara)  located in the Bonin Islands.
Chi Chi Jima Harbor  borders Chi Chi Jima Island.

Haha-jima Group (Haha-jima Islands, Baily Group, Coffin Islands)
Haha Jima (Mother Island)  located in the Bonin Islands.
Okimura (Oki)  located on the west central portion of Haha Jima.

Volcano Island Group (Volcano Islands)
Nishinoshima (Nishino-shima (Rosario)  located to the north of the Volcano Islands
North Iwo Jima (Kita Iwo Jima)  located to the north of Iwo Jima.
Iwo Jima (Iwo To)  known as sulfur island in Japanese, USMC landing on February 19, 1945.
Minami Iwo Jima  volcanic island to the south.
Marcus Island (Minamitorishima)  easternmost island of Japan.

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Last Updated
November 25, 2019

 

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