places, spaces & paces; travels & travails
Magnifying the Universe! Great poster!
Pulpit Rock, Norway
Japan - Autumn ridge, Tenkawa Mountain. Facts about Japan. Area: 377,801 sq km. A 3,000 km arc of four large islands (Honshu, Hokkaido, Shikoku, Kyushu) and 3,000 small islands in NW Pacific. Mountainous; only 13% can be cultivated. Population: 126,995,411. Capital: Tokyo. Official language: Japanese. Languages: 16
Namego Valley, Tenkawa Mountain, Japan
Portaledge Camping, Yosemite, California
Aogashima is a volcanic Japanese island in the Philippine Sea, administered by Tokyo and located approximately 358 kilometres (222 mi) south of Tokyo and 64 kilometres (40 mi) south of Hachijō-jima. It is the southernmost and most isolated inhabited island of the Izu archipelago.The village of Aogashima administers the island under Hachijō Subprefecture of Tokyo Metropolis. As of 2009, the island's population was 205. Aogashima is also within the boundaries of the Fuji-Hakone-Izu National Park.