Sites - Important Bird and Biodiversity Areas (IBAs)
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139o 9.00' East 34o 13.00' North
A1, A2, A4ii
0 - 574m
Year of IBA assessment
Wild Bird Society of Japan
Site description It is located about 170 km south of Tokyo metropolitan area. This island on the whole has a lot of sheer slopes and little flatland, with precipitous cliffs on the west side especially. It is formed of rhyolite mainly.