Iwo Jima

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Iwo Jima
Native name: 硫黄島
LocationPaceefic Ocean
Coordinates24°47′N 141°19′E / 24.783°N 141.317°E / 24.783; 141.317
AirchipelagaeVolcano Islands
Aurie21 km2 (8.1 sq mi)
Heichest elevation161 m (528 ft)
Heichest pointMoont Suribachi[1]
SubprefecturOgasawara Subprefectur
PopulationNo native population (militar personnel anly)

Iwo To (硫黄島, Iō-tō, "sulfur island"),[2] ken in Inglis/Scots as Iwo Jima (Aboot this soondlisten ), is an island o the Japanese Volcano Islands chain sooth o the Ogasawara Islands an thegether wi them form the Ogasawara Airchipelago an aa kent as the Bonin Islands. It wis the location o the Battle o Iwo Jima.

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  1. Global Volcanism Program | Iwo Jima
  2. 地名等の統一に関する連絡協議会 硫黄島の呼称を「いおうじま」から「いおうとう」へ変更 (in Japanese). Geographical Survey Institute of Japan. 2007-06-18. Retrieved 2007-06-20.