WHAT'S INSIDE: NORTHERN ASIA

Asia is a land of mountains and deserts, and island nations like Japan. Did you know that the highest point on Earth is in Asia? Learn more about Asian geography here.
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FEATURED: NORTHERN ASIA

Japan, officially Nippon, a country off the east coast of Asia. It consists of four large islands—Honshu, Hokkaido, Kyushu, and Shikoku—and more than 3,300 smaller ones, including the Ryukyu chain.

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Japan, officially Nippon, a country off the east coast of Asia. It consists of four large islands—Honshu, Hokkaido, Kyushu, and Shikoku—and more than 3,300 smaller ones, including the Ryukyu chain.

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