Bōsō Peninsula

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Bōsō Peninsula
Bōsō Peninsula by Sentinel-2, 2018-10-30.jpg
Sentinel-2 image of Bōsō Peninsula
Bōsō Peninsula is located in Japan
Bōsō Peninsula
Bōsō Peninsula (Japan)
LocationKantō Region, Chiba Prefecture, Japan
Highest point
 – elevation
 – coordinates
Mount Atago
408.2 m (1,339 ft)
35°6′53″N 139°59′12″E / 35.11472°N 139.98667°E / 35.11472; 139.98667
Area5,034 km2 (1,944 sq mi)
RiverTone River, Edo River, Obitsu River, Yōrō River, Koito River

The Bōsō Peninsula (房総半島, Bōsō-hantō) is a Peninsula that encompasses the entirety of Chiba Prefecture on Honshū island the entirety of Chiba Prefecture on Honshū island it forms the eastern edge of Tokyo Bay separating it from the Pacific Ocean.[1][2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Bōsō-hantō". Nihon Daihyakka Zensho (Nipponika) (in Japanese). Tokyo: Shogakukan. 2012. Archived from the original on 2007-08-25. Retrieved 2012-05-19.
  2. "Bōsō Peninsula". Encyclopedia of Japan. Tokyo: Shogakukan. 2012. Archived from the original on 2007-08-25. Retrieved 2012-05-19.

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