Tokyo Metropolitan Ogasawara High School (東京都立小笠原高等学校, Tōkyō Toritsu Ogasawara Kōtōgakkō) is a public high school on Chichi-jima in Ogasawara, Tokyo, Japan. The school is a part of the Tokyo Metropolitan Government Board of Education.
The Mukojima Islands (聟島列島 Muko-jima Rettō) – formerly known as the Parry Group – are a group of uninhabited small islands with a collective land area of 586 ha. They lie some 900–1,100 km south of Tokyo in the Bonin Islands group of the Nanpō Archipelago of Japan. Islands in the group include Kitanojima, Mukojima, Nakōdo-jima, Yomejima, Maejima, with some other smaller islets. Mukojima, at 257 ha, is the largest in area, while Nakōdo-jima is the highest at 155 m. Their original forests have been severely reduced or damaged by browsing by feral goats, followed by erosion.
Nakōdo-jima (媒島) is an uninhabited Japanese island in the Mukojima Islands (formerly known as the Parry Group), the northernmost island group of the Bonin Islands, in the village of Ogasawara, Tokyo Metropolis. The entire island and its surrounding waters form part of Ogasawara National Park, while an area of 147 hectares (360 acres) including surrounding reefs forms part of the Ogaswara Islands UNESCO World Heritage Site.
North Iwo Jima (北硫黄島, officially Kita-Iōtō, also frequently Kita-Iwō-jima Kita-Iōjima: "North Sulfur Island", formerly known as Santo Alessandro) is the northernmost island of the Volcano Islands group of the Bonin Islands, 80 km north of Iwo Jima. It is located 1,170 kilometers (730 mi) south of Tokyo, and 207 kilometers (129 mi) south-southwest of Chichijima.
The Bonin Islands, also known as the Ogasawara Islands (小笠原群島, Ogasawara Guntō), are an archipelago of over 30 subtropical and tropical islands, some 1,000 kilometres (540 nmi; 620 mi) directly south of Tokyo, Japan and 1,000 miles (870 nmi; 1,600 km) northwest of Guam. The name "Bonin Islands" comes from the Japanese word bunin (an archaic reading of 無人 mujin), meaning "no people" or "uninhabited". The only inhabited islands of the group are Chichijima (父島), the seat of the municipal government, and Hahajima (母島). Archeological evidence has revealed that some of the islands may have been prehistorically inhabited by members of an unknown Micronesian ethnicity.
Hahajima (母島, meaning Mother Island) is the second-largest island within the Bonin Islands (also known as the Ogasawara Islands) south of the Japan. The steeply-sloped island, which is about 21 km2 (8 sq mi) in area, has a population of 440. It is part of Ogasawara Village in Ogasawara Subprefecture, which is approximately 1,000 km (620 mi) south of Tokyo, Japan.
Okinotorishima (沖ノ鳥島, Okinotori-shima), or Parece Vela, is a coral reef with two rocks enlarged with tetrapod-cement structures. It is administered by Japan with a total shoal area of 8,482 m2 (2.10 acres) and land area 9.44 m2 (101.6 sq ft). Its dry land area is mostly made up by three concrete encasings and there is a 100 by 50 m (330 by 160 ft) stilt platform in the lagoon housing a research station. There is a third completely artificial tetrapod-cement islet. It is located on the Palau–Kyushu Ridge in the Philippine Sea, 534 km (332 mi) southeast of Okidaitōjima and 567 km (352 mi) west-southwest of South Iwo Jima in the Bonin Islands or 1,740 km (1,080 mi) south of Tokyo, Japan. The atoll is the southernmost part of Japan and the only Japanese territory south of the Tropic of Cancer.
South Iwo Jima (南硫黄島, officially Minami-Iōtō, also frequently Minami-Iwō-jima, Minami-Iōjima: “South Sulfur Island”, formerly known as Santo Agostino) is the southernmost island of the Volcano Islands group of the Ogasawara Islands, 60 km south of Iwo Jima. It is now administered as part of the Ogasawara-mura of Tokyo and is unpopulated. Its pronounced Japanese name was changed on June 18, 2007 to Minami-Iōtō, the kanji unchanged. The next southern island (geologically), located 541 km (336 mi) away, is Farallon de Pajaros of the Northern Mariana Islands while Iwo Jima is roughly 60 km to the north.
Minamitorishima (南鳥島, lit. "Southern Bird Island"), also known as Marcus Island, is an isolated Japanese coral atoll in the northwestern Pacific Ocean, located some 1,848 kilometers (1,148 mi) southeast of Tokyo and 1,267 km (787 mi) east of the closest Japanese island, South Iwo Jima of the Ogasawara Islands, and nearly on a straight line between mainland Tokyo and Wake Island, 1,415 km (879 mi) further to the east-southeast. The closest island to Minamitorishima is East Island in the Mariana Islands, which is 1,015 km (631 mi) to the west-southwest.
Chichijima (父島, "Father Island"), formerly known as Peel Island, is the largest island in the Ogasawara archipelago. Chichijima is about 240 km (150 mi) north of Iwo Jima. The island is within the political boundaries of Ogasawara Village, Ogasawara Subprefecture, Tokyo, Japan. 2,120 people live on its land area of 23.5 km2 (9.1 sq mi).
Minami Torishima Airbase (南鳥島航空基地, Minami Torishima Kōkūkichi) is a one runway airport serving the island of Minami Torishima, Japan. The aerodrome used to be a military airstrip and according to the Japanese Aeronautical Information Service, is still operated by the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force.
Nishi-no-shima (Japanese: 西之島, "western island") is a volcanic island located around 940 km (584 mi) south-southeast of Tokyo, that is part of the Volcano Islands arc.
Ogasawara Subprefecture (小笠原支庁, Ogasawara-shichō) is a subprefecture of Tokyo Metropolis, Japan. The subprefecture covers the Ogasawara Archipelago, and is coterminous with the village of Ogasawara; and the prefectural government maintains a main office on Chichijima and a branch office on Hahajima.
Ogasawara National Park (小笠原国立公園, Ogasawara Kokuritsu Kōen) is a national park in the Ogasawara Islands, located approximately one thousand kilometres to the south of Tokyo, Japan. The park was established in 1972 within the municipality of Ogasawara, itself part of Tokyo. In 2011, the Ogasawara Islands were inscribed upon the UNESCO World Heritage List.
Mount Suribachi (摺鉢山, Suribachiyama) is a 169-metre (554 ft)-high mountain on the southwest end of Iwo Jima in the northwest Pacific Ocean under the administration of Ogasawara Subprefecture, Tokyo Metropolis, Japan.
Fukutoku-Okanoba (福徳岡ノ場) is a submarine volcano that is part of the Volcano Islands in the Bonin Islands of Japan. It is located five kilometers (3.1 mi) northeast of the island of South Iwo Jima.
Central Field or Iwo Jima Air Base (IATA: IWO, ICAO: RJAW) is a former World War II airfield on Iwo Jima in the Bonin Islands, located in the Central Pacific. The Bonin Islands are part of Japan. Today, the base is the only airfield on the island, operated by the Japan Self-Defense Forces.