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Choshi

(chō`shē), city (1990 pop. 85,138), Chiba prefecture, central Honshu, Japan, on the Kashimada Sea at the mouth of the Tone River. It is a major center for deep-sea fishing and the major port of Chiba prefecture. Great quantities of soy are produced in Choshi.

Choshi

 

a city in Japan, on the island of Honshu, in Chiba Prefecture; situated at the influx of the Tone River into the Pacific Ocean. Population, approximately 93,000 (1972). Choshi is a major center of Japan’s fishing industry. It has shipyards and enterprises for the manufacture of fishing tackle and nets. The local food-processing industry includes fish canning and the production of sake.

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The 126-meter-high turbine, with a 92-meter-diameter bladed wheel, is located about 3 kilometers off Choshi, Chiba Prefecture, and is capable of generating around 2,400 kilowatts, with electricity to be transmitted onshore through underwater cables.
Martell set out for San Francisco from Choshi, Chiba Prefecture, on May 5 and Outen for Vancouver, Canada, from the same port on May 13.
Saturday, the season's 13th typhoon was located about 250 kilometers east-southeast of Choshi, Chiba Prefecture.
The NTT companies decided on the recall as signals from a phone at a household in Choshi, Chiba Prefecture, were mistaken as distress calls by the Japan Coast Guard on 279 occasions in June and July, prompting the guard to dispatch patrol boats and aircraft from Yokoyama.
Phanfone was 370 kilometers southeast of Choshi, Chiba Prefecture, east of Tokyo, as of 6 a.
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A huge wind turbine built in the Pacific some 3 kilometers off Choshi, Chiba Prefecture, was shown to reporters Monday before it starts power generation possibly next January.
He left Choshi, Chiba Prefecture, for San Francisco on May 5.
The season's 13th typhoon was some 600 kilometers east of Choshi, Chiba Prefecture, east of Tokyo, and moving east-northeast at 55 kilometers per hour at around noon.
Sunday, the typhoon was moving east at about 55 kilometers per hour some 180 km southeast of the city of Choshi, Chiba Prefecture, having an atmospheric pressure of 980 hectopascals and packing winds of up to 126 kph near its center.
All the approximately 76 tons of powdered MBM made in a plant in the town of Hasaki in the prefecture was taken Saturday to a waste disposal facility in Choshi, Chiba Prefecture.
The Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Ministry will begin inspections soon in cooperation with the prefectural government of Ibaraki, located south of the Fukushima Prefecture nuclear complex, while increasing the number of inspections off Choshi, Chiba Prefecture.