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Wildlife of Japan


The wildlife of Japan includes its flora, fauna and natural habitats. The islands of Japan stretch .... The vegetation varies widely from subtropical forest in the south to coniferous forest in the ...

Japan: it's Physical Divisions, Climate and Natural Vegetation


Japan: it's Physical Divisions, Climate and Natural Vegetation. By Negi Mohita. ADVERTISEMENTS: Read this article to learn about the climate and natural ...

What is Japan's vegetation like? | Reference.com


Japan contains such vegetation as mangrove swamps, subtropical forests, forest grass, northern forests, blossom trees, alpine plants and forest plants.

Flora and vegetation in Japan


Much of the original vegetation has been replaced by agriculture or by the ... Natural stands of Japanese cedar, some containing trees that are more than 2,000 ...

THE VEGETATION OF JAPAN. - Wiley Online Library


vegetation of Japan, except perhaps in the form of a catalogue or enumeration of ... Natural History Society of the Imperial College Union and to the Botanical ...

Japan | history - geography | Britannica.com


May 17, 2016 ... Japan, island country lying off the east coast of Asia. ... of the country have produced a lush vegetation cover and, despite the mountainous ... A characteristic sensitivity to natural beauty and a concern with form and balance ...

A Vegetation~Ecological View of the Japanese Archipelago*


The map of the potential natural vegetation of Japan suggests four main ... species as diagnostic and character species, the natural forest vegetation is ...

Plants and Animals of Japan | Erratic Dispatches


Oct 16, 2009 ... Following my Introduction to Japan and overview of The Geography of Japan, this is a brief look at the country's flora and fauna. I won't attempt ...

Japan Weather, Climate and Geography - World Travel Guide


Japan climate guide, regional weather guide and geography information. ... bays with good natural harbours tend to be adjacent to mountainous terrain. Many of ...

Forest Vegetation of Northern Japan and the Southern Kurils ...


Two major forest zones appear, a cool-temperate forest zone and a boreal forest zone, as well as a subalpine forest belt in mountains of northern Japan.

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Japanese vegetation is abundant because of the diversity of climatic ... These factors have helped the evolution of Japan's rich and unique natural environment .

Typical Plants - Nature - Explore Japan - Kids Web Japan - Web Japan


In southern Japan are many broad-leaved evergreens, such as chinquapins and evergreen oaks. As one moves north, beeches and nonevergreen oaks ...

Nature in Japan - Japan Guide


Jun 19, 2015 ... The Japanese archipelago stretches nearly 3000 kilometers from north to south, allowing visitors to experience a wide range of natural sights ...