Yatsushiro

Yatsushiro

(yätso͞o`shĭrō), city (1990 pop. 108,135), Kumamoto prefecture, W Kyushu, Japan, on Yatsushiro Bay and the Kuma River estuary. It is a major commercial center and fishing port producing cement, paper, and rayon.

Yatsushiro

 

a city and port on the west coast of Kyushu Island, in Kumamoto Prefecture. Population, 102,000 (1970). Yatsushiro is the center of a developing industrial region. It has pulp and paper, cement, and food-processing industries.

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The Kureko Kodai Odori ancient dance from the Gokanosho Kureko district of Yatsushiro, Kumamoto Prefecture, has been designated as a prefectural important intangible folk culture asset.
Morphological and biochemical comparisons of two flathead species of the genus Platycephalus collected from the Western Suonada and Southern Yatsushiro Seas, Japan.
Sugata S, Hirano H, Yatsushiro K, Yunoue S, Nakamura K, Arita K.
Daisuke Suzuki, Koji Yatsushiro, Seiji Shimizu, Yoshio Sugita, Motoki Saito, Katsuhiko Kubota, 2009.
McGill anthropologist Toshio Yatsushiro, for example, documented the killing of dogs in Iqaluit around 1960; his field notes were located in Los Angeles.
Nippon Paper has ordered a Metso Pulp Expert automatic pulp laboratory for its Yatsushiro integrated pulp and paper mill in Japan.
yatsushiroensis, we recently visited numerous localities and conducted extensive larval collections at various habitats in Nagasaki Prefecture and Kumamoto Prefecture (including Yatsushiro City, the type locality of An.
Mud hoppers, known as Mutsuguro, live in mudflats of the Ariake and Yatsushiro seas in the Kyushu region.
One person was killed and 21 others were injured in an expressway collision involving a Ground Self-Defense Force truck and a tourist bus Saturday morning in the southwestern city of Yatsushiro, Kumamoto Prefecture, police and local fire department said.