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    Hokkaidō 北海道 Hokkaido Prefecture Japan
Lat 43° N Long 142° E  Hokkaidō Island is located in Hokkaido Prefecture. To the south is Tsugaru Strait and Honshū. Also spelled Hokkaido. To the north is La Pérouse Strait (Laperouse Strait).

Located on the northern shore of Hokkaido.

Mount Nisekoannupuri
Volcano with an elevation of 1,308 meters.

USS Albacore (SS-218)
On November 7, 1944 probably struck a mine off northern Hokkaido.

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Last Updated
August 21, 2020


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