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Japan. View from a Space Shuttle of the islands of Japan. North is towards upper left. Japan is an archipelago of islands that lies in the Pacific Ocean off the eastern coast of the Asian mainland. This view looks north-east over the island of Shikoku (lower centre) and the southern part of the largest island of Honshu. Image obtained from the Space Shuttle Endeavour during mission STS-59, at 04:06 UTC on 14 April 1994.
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