South Iwo Jima (Minami-Ioto)

September 15, 2013 by  

South Iwo Jima (Minami-Ioto), South Iwo Jima (南硫黄島?, officially Minami-Iōtō, also frequently Minami-Iwō-jima,[1] Minami-Iōjima: “South Sulfur Island”) is the southernmost island of the Volcano Islands group of the Ogasawara Islands, 60 km south of Iwo Jima. It is 1300 km south of Tokyo, 330 km SSW of Chichi-jima.

Its area is 3.4 km², shore length, 7.5 km, and highest point 916m, the highest in the Ogasawara Islands. It is administered as part of the Ogasawara Village 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) is Farallon de Pajaros of the Northern Mariana Islands.

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