Nankai Trough (南海トラフ Nankai Torafu) is a submarine valley south of Japan's islands of Honshū and Shikoku. It is about 900 km offshore. The undersea valley runs on a line which is roughly parallel with the coast of the two Japanese islands.
This feature is in a marine area called Nankai.
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- Steurer, J., Underwood, M, 2003, "Clay mineralogy of mudstone from the Nankai Trough reference sites 1173 and 1177 and frontal accretionary prism site 1174," Ms 190SR-211; excerpt, see Figure F1. "Index map of the Nankai Trough study area"; retrieved 2012-4-6.
- "IHO-IOC GEBCO gazetter of undersea feature names," Publication B-8, January 2010, p236; retrieved 2012-4-8.