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Buntaro

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Since the northernmost point in Japan is discussed elsewhere, I thought it would be good to post a video of the southernmost point in Japan: Hateruma Island. There is a small monument marking the spot at 0:36 into the video.

 

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Omigosh! Yes, it is the southernmost inhabited point in Japan. (The monument on Hateruma Island is misleading, I think.)

Here is a link to Okinotorishima's location on Google Maps.




Here is a video of someone power paragliding (!) over Okinotorishima.





Here is a video taken from a ship.

 
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nice gaijin

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Neat! I do enjoy my geographical oddities.

This was the follow-up video after watching the paragliding one, that has some more information about Okinotorishima (in Japanese)
 
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