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Niijima

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Izu Islands east of Honshu Island in Japan

Nii-jima is a volcanic Japanese island in the Philippine Sea, administered by Tokyo Metropolitan Government. It is one of the Izu Islands group of the seven northern islands of the Izu archipelago, and is located approximately 163 km(101 miles) south of Tōkyō and 36 km (22 miles) south of Shimoda Shizuoka Prefecture.

Nii-jima is also within the boundaries of the Fuji-Hakone-Izu National Park.

Marine Events[edit]

Maehama Beach on the western side of Nii-jima is site of much windsurfing, triathlons and ocean swims. Mt. Fuji can often be seen from Maehama.

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