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"The World Heritage – Ogasawara Islands"
Issue date: 20th June 2012

     

  1. Bonin islands honeyeater
  2. Melastoma tetramerum
  3. Hart Rock (Chihiro-rock). A giant heart-shaped rock towering approximately 200 meters off the ground occupies a corner of the sea cliffs on the south shore of Chichi-jima Island
    (Ogasawara Islands).
  4. Boninisuccinea ogasawarae
  5. Natural Arch, Ougi-pond (Minami-jima). Minami-jima is a long, narrow island measuring one kilometer from north to south in the western part of Chichi-jima Island. The vicinity of Minami-jima is a submerged karst area marked by dolines, lapiaz formations and other types of topography, where one can explore extinct Mandarina luhuana fossils.
  6. The shell of Mandarina luhuana
  7. Schima mertensiana
  8. The wood of Chichi-jima Island
  9. Indian Ocean Bottlenose Dolphin
  10. Screw pine

Illustration:
Humpback Whale Ogasawara Island

 

 

 

 

 

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