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Geography of Japan

Japan is an island country comprising a stratovolcanic archipelago over 3,000 km along East Asia's Pacific coast. It consists of 6,852 islands; the 5 main islands are Hokkaido, Kyushu and Okinawa. There are 6,847'remote islands'; the Ryukyu Islands and Nanpō Islands are east of the main islands. The territory extends 377,975.24 km2. It is the largest island country in East Asia. Japan has the sixth longest coastline 29,751 km and the eighth largest Exclusive Economic Zone of 4,470,000 km2 in the world; the terrain is rugged and mountainous with 66% forest. The population is clustered in urban areas on the coast and valleys. Japan is located in the northwestern Ring of Fire on multiple tectonic plates. East of the Japanese archipelago are three oceanic trenches; the Japan Trench is created as the oceanic Pacific Plate subducts beneath the continental Okhotsk Plate. The continuous subduction process causes frequent earthquakes and stratovolcanoes; the islands are affected by typhoons. The subduction plates have pulled the Japanese archipelago eastward, created the Sea of Japan and separated it from the Asian continent by back-arc spreading 15 million years ago.

The climate of the Japanese archipelago varies from humid continental in the north to humid subtropical and tropical rainforest in the south. These differences in climate and landscape have allowed the development of a diverse flora and fauna, with some rare endemic species in the Ogasawara Islands. Japan extends from 122 ° to 153 ° east longitude. Japan is surrounded by seas. To the north the Sea of Okhotsk separates it from the Russian Far East, to the west the Sea of Japan separates it from the Korean Peninsula, to the southwest the East China Sea separates the Ryukyu Islands from China and Taiwan, to the east is the Pacific Ocean; the Japanese archipelago is over 3,000 km long in a north-to-southwardly direction from the Sea of Okhotsk to the Philippine Sea in the Pacific Ocean. It is narrow. There are 6,852 islands in total; the five main islands are Hokkaido, Shikoku and Okinawa. The 6,847 smaller islands are called'remote islands'; this includes the Nansei Islands, the Nanpō Islands and islets, with 430 inhabited islands and others are uninhabited.

In total, as of 2018, Japan's territory is 377,975.24 km2, of which 364,545.24 km2 is land and 13,430 km2 water. Japan has the sixth longest coastline in the world, it is fourth largest island country in the world. There are a wide range of climatic ecosystems. Due to Japan's many far-flung outlying islands and long coastline, the country has extensive marine life and mineral resources in the ocean; the Exclusive Economic Zone of Japan is the eighth largest in the world. It is more than 11 times the land area of the country. Japan has a population of 126 million in 2019, it is the eleventh most populous country in second most populous island country. 81% of the population lives on Honshu, 10% on Kyushu, 4.2% on Hokkaido, 3% on Shikoku, 1.1% in Okinawa Prefecture and 0.7% on other Japanese islands such as the Nanpō Islands. Total: 377,975.24 km2 land: 364,545.24 km2 water: 13,430 km2 notes: Includes the Bonin Islands, Daitō Islands, Minami-Tori-shima, the Ryukyu Islands, the Volcano Islands. This includes the Senkaku Islands which are owned by Japan and disputed by the PRC.

It excludes Liancourt Rocks. Location: Japan is a long island chain between the Sea of Okhotsk, the Sea of Japan and the Philippine Sea, it is in East Asia and North East Asia. Japan is east of the Korean Peninsula and Taiwan. Map references: Asia, East Asia, North East Asia, Pacific Ocean Terrain: rugged and mountainous with about 70% mountainous land. Land boundaries: the ocean, no land borders. Coastline: 29,751 km Population: 126,317,000 Territorial sea: 12 nmi. Exclusive economic zone of Japan: 4,470,000 km2, it stretches from the baseline out to 200 nautical miles from its coast. Contiguous zone: 24 nmi Climate: varies from humid continental climate in the north to humid subtropical and tropical rainforest climate in the south of the Japanese archipelago. Natural resources: small deposits of coal, oil and minerals. There is a major fishing industry and untapped marine life and mineral resources in the Exclusive Economic Zone of Japan. Arable land: 11.65% permanent crops: 0.83% other: 87.52% Irrigated land: 25,000 km2 Total renewable water resources: 430 km3 Freshwater withdrawal: total: 90.04 km3 per year per capita: 714.3 m3 per year Japan is informally divided into eight regions from northeast to southwest: Hokkaidō Tōhoku region Kantō region Chūbu region Kansai region Chūgoku region Shikoku KyūshūEach region

Chris Niosi

Christopher Edwin Niosi known by his alias Kirbopher, is an American animator, voice actor and Internet celebrity. He is best known as the creator of the animated web series TOME: Terrain of Magical Expertise and for his roles in anime and video games, his voice-work includes Arataka Reigen in Mob Psycho 100, Dezel in Tales of Zestiria and others in the Pokémon series and others in OK K. O.! Let's Be Heroes, Pegasus in the Viz Media dub of Sailor Moon and Therion and Mattias in Octopath Traveler. Niosi was raised in Long Island, he attended the School of Visual Arts in New York City. Niosi began making numerous animations for Newgrounds under the name "Kirbopher" in 2004 making Nintendo-based parodies, his first professional animation job was for Eduware providing character design and voices. He has worked as an animator for the video games A Hat in Time and Cryamore. Niosi is the co-creator of the project Terrain of Magical Expertise known as TOME, alongside artist Mike Luckas; the web series is known for its inclusion of several YouTube personalities and voice actors such as Yuri Lowenthal and Kyle Hebert.

The series' concept was based on their experiences role-playing on internet forums. The series was crowdfunded through GoFundMe to produce the remaining duration; the majority of the animation services were provided by Niosi himself, along with several guest animators and production assistants. TOME was first released on Newgrounds on November 11, 2011, ran for fifteen episodes and nine shorts; the final episode released on July 7, 2015, while the final short released on November 11, 2016. On September 30, 2017, a Kickstarter for a video game adaption was launched; the game features a customizable avatar known as the White Hat Hacker joining the established characters. The campaign was funded on November 4, 2017 funding $111,162.63 The game is produced by NEO-C Productions LLC. with Niosi serving as the director, lead designer and character animator of the game. Niosi noted on his KirBlogs on his popular YouTube channel that started his first professional voice-over job playing the role of Khoury and others in Pokémon: Diamond and Pearl: Galactic Battles after meeting voice director Tom Wayland.

In 2014, he began voicing several anime characters, such as Yujiro Hattori in Bakuman, Taira in Queen's Blade Rebellion, Dezel in Tales of Zestiria. In 2016, Niosi voiced Arataka Reigen from Mob Psycho 100. In 2017, he was announced as the voice of Pegasus for the Viz Media dub of Sailor Moon SuperS. In 2016, Niosi became a series regular in Cartoon Network's OK K. O.! Let's Be Heroes, which started airing on August 1, 2017; these roles lead Niosi to join SAG-AFTRA during a union strike. And be represented by Arlene Thornton & Associates. In 2018, Niosi was cast as Mattias in Octopath Traveler. In 2019, he was cast as the male version of player character Byleth in Fire Emblem: Three Houses and the mobile spin-off Fire Emblem Heroes, but was recast following a breach of a non-disclosure agreement by Niosi prior to the game's release. In response to Tumblr and Twitter callout posts, on July 18, 2019, Niosi made a post on his Tumblr account revealing that he had been abusing colleagues and partners for over a decade.

Niosi's post highlighted specific instances of abuse. In response to one of these incidents where Niosi violated a non-disclosure agreement about his role as Byleth in the Fire Emblem series while bragging to his ex-partner Liz Losey, Nintendo recast him with Zach Aguilar in Fire Emblem Heroes and Fire Emblem: Three Houses. Niosi's credit was removed from Heroes as of July 25, 2019, the distribution of the character was delayed. Aguilar would continue to portray the character in the 2018 crossover fighting game, Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. Niosi has two sisters. Niosi was diagnosed with Asperger syndrome. Chris Niosi on IMDb Chris Niosi at Anime News Network's encyclopedia

East Columbia Historic District (Farmington, Missouri)

The East Columbia Historic District is a national historic district located at Farmington, St. Francois County, Missouri; the district encompasses 11 contributing buildings in the central business district of Farmington. It developed between about 1879 and 1954, includes representative examples of Late Victorian, Beaux Arts, Bungalow / American Craftsman style architecture. Notable buildings include the Tetley Jewelry Store, Andy Hahn Building and Holler Building, U. S. Post Office, Henry C. Meyer Building, T. F. Lockridge Harness Co. Building / Wichman Nash Service, it was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2004 with a boundary increase in 2007

Jared Odrick

Jared Taylor Odrick is a former American football defensive end. He was drafted by the Miami Dolphins in the first round of the 2010 NFL Draft, he played for the Jacksonville Jaguars. He played college football at Penn State. Odrick was a 2005 USAToday, Parade Magazine, U. S. Army All-American as a senior at Lebanon High School in Lebanon, Pennsylvania, he was named first-team all-state and played in the 2006 Big 33 Football Classic and the 2006 U. S. Army All-American Bowl. Odrick played sparingly his freshman season with Penn State University, but earned the starting job at defensive tackle in 2007, he would make 16 tackles, with four tackles-for-loss, two sacks, one blocked kick. In 2008, Odrick started 11 games, he recorded 41 tackles, with 9.5 tackles-for-loss, 4.5 sacks, one forced fumble, three pass breakups. Odrick was named an AFCA and All-American in 2009. He was named the Big Ten Defensive Player of the Year, the Big Ten Defensive Lineman of the Year, First-team All-Big Ten by the conference’s coaches, He is ranked No. 8 in the Big Ten with 6.0 sacks and was fifth on the team with 41 tackles, has 10.0 tackles for loss, with one blocked field goal, one pass break-up and three quarterback hurries.

Odrick was drafted by the Miami Dolphins with the 28th overall pick of the 2010 NFL Draft. He signed a five-year, $13 million contract with the Dolphins on July 29, 2010, he is represented by Drew Rosenhaus. In October 2010, Jared missed the rest of the season. In 2011, Odrick had a strong season having six sacks as a backup defensive end. Odrick became infamous during that season for performing the "Pee-Wee Herman Dance" after recording a sack, reenacting a scene from Pee-Wee's Big Adventure. Odrick was signed by the Jacksonville Jaguars on March 11, 2015. Odrick was placed on injured reserve on December 2016 with a shoulder injury. On February 20, 2017, Odrick was released by the Jaguars. Key GP: games played COMB: combined tackles TOTAL: total tackles AST: assisted tackles SACK: sacks FF: forced fumbles FR: fumble recoveries FR YDS: fumble return yards INT: interceptions IR YDS: interception return yards AVG IR: average interception return LNG: longest interception return TD: interceptions returned for touchdown PD: passes defensed Odrick has written many articles for a variety of sports publications, including "Football, the flag, the right to speak our minds," for Sports Illustrated, "Who do you cheer for?", for Sporting News, most "Keeling to Nike", a response to Kaepernick and Nike.

His articles speak to the climate of the NFL, delve into issues left unturned. Follow the writing of Jared Odrick on his website In 2015, Odrick made his debut on HBO's Ballers, written by Stephen Levinson and starring Dwayne Johnson, he appeared in four episodes between 2015-2016. Odrick is the executive producer of three short films: "Roller Coaster", "Filling in", "Jade", he acted in both "Filling in" and "Jade," playing the role of Kevin in the former, Justin in the latter. He will be making an appearance in the upcoming Sylvester Stallone's thriller film, Samaritan, set to be released on December 11th, 2020. In 2017, Odrick curated an art exhibit in the city of Jacksonville, taking over ten select billboards and juxtaposing local artists' work against commercial advertisements; the contrast between the art and advertisement emphasized "how much we've allowed commercialism to hoard our public viewing space". The project was a collaborative effort with University of North Florida art student, Jenna Sparrow, the Jaguar's Director of Photography, Everett Sullivan. Jacksonville Jaguars bio Penn State Nittany Lions bio Pro-Football Reference

Ansells Brewery

Ansells Brewery was a regional brewery founded in Aston, England in 1858. It merged with Ind Coope in 1961 to form Allied Breweries; the brewery remained in operation until 1981, after which production transferred to Allied's Burton upon Trent brewery. The brewery was founded by Joseph Ansell, a hop merchant and maltster, in 1858 at Aston Cross on the site of several artesian wells. William Ansell joined his father in partnership in 1867. From 1877 the company was known as Joseph Ansell and Sons, became a limited liability company, Joseph Ansell & Sons Ltd, in 1889. In June 1901 it became; the company included 388 licensed houses. Ansells grew by acquiring several other smaller local brewers including Rushtons with 100 licensed houses in 1923, Lucas of Leamington with 124 licensed houses and Holt's Brewery with 250 licensed houses. Holt's logo, a Red Squirrel seen in side profile, was subsequently adopted by Ansells to identify its own beers. In 1961, Ansells merged with Ind, Coope & Co to form Allied Breweries.

At the time, Ansells had an estate of 1,088 managed houses in Birmingham and the West Midlands. Throughout the 1960s and 70s, the brewery was prone to strike action by its workers. By the late 1970s the Aston Brewery was struggling to remain profitable. In 1981, as a cost-saving measure, management attempted to introduce a four-day working week; this resulted in strike action. Allied Breweries subsequently closed the brewery, 700 jobs were lost, with 300 workers redeployed elsewhere in the company; the site is now a car showroom. Production was subsequently moved to Allied's Burton upon Trent brewery, some former staff set up the Aston Manor Brewery. Ansells Mild and Best Bitter are produced for Allied's successor Carlsberg by JW Lees. Cask conditioned Ansell's Mild was discontinued in 2012. Ansells sponsored the Birmingham City football team strip between 1983 and 1985, the Stoke City kit in the early 1990s List of breweries in Birmingham Aston Manor local history Made in Birmingham The managing director of Allied Breweries explains the decision to close the Ansells brewery in this video clip Clippings about Ansells Brewery in the 20th Century Press Archives of the ZBW

Persicaria hydropiperoides

Persicaria hydropiperoides is a New World species of flowering plant in the buckwheat family known by the common names swamp smartweed and false waterpepper. It is widespread across much of South America, it grows in moist and wet habitats, is sometimes semi-aquatic. Persicaria hydropiperoides is quite variable and is sometimes divided into several varieties, some of which may be better treated as species in their own right. In general, Persicaria hydropiperoides is a rhizomatous perennial herb growing upright or erect and approaching a maximum height of one meter. Roots may emerge from nodes on the lower stem; the bristly lance-shaped leaves are around 10 centimeters long. The leaves have sheathing stipules known as ochrea; the spikelike inflorescence produces many pinkish flowers each about 3 millimeters wide. Jepson Manual Treatment Missouri Plants Photo Profile Calphotos Photo gallery, University of California photo of herbarium specimen at Missouri Botanical Garden, collected in Peru in 2012