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Biwa

(bē`wä), lake, c.40 mi (60 km) long and from 2 to 12 mi (3.2–19 km) wide, Shiga prefecture, S Honshu, Japan. The lake, shaped like the biwa, a musical instrument, is the largest in Japan and is a popular scenic resort. It abounds in fish, harbors a pearl culture industry, and is famous in Japanese legends. Canals from the lake to Kyoto provide water supply and a transportation route.
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For the past five years, the BIWA User Community has held the BIWA Summit at the Oracle Conference Center in Redwood Shores, CA.
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Species Site Date Sample size Unio douglasiae Izunuma September 2010 5 December 2010 8 Unio douglasiae Himi July 2013 3 nipponensis Unio biwae Lake Biwa November 2013 3 Lanceolaria Asahi River November 2012 5 gravana Anodonta November 2012 1 japonica Pronodularia Kawajima December 2012 5 japonensis Species Ecosystem type Sediment type Unio douglasiae Artificial pond Mud Unio douglasiae River Mud nipponensis Unio biwae Lake Sand Lanceolaria River Sand and mud gravana Anodonta River Sand and mud japonica Pronodularia Agricultural irrigation Mud japonensis TABLE 2.
Besides the Biwa, the band features a guitar player, a violinist and a percussionist playing traditional Japanese drums.
Bred in Japan by Hayata Farms out of the British placed Lord Gayle mare Aghsan, Biwa Heidi will long be celebrated as the dam of champion Buena Vista, the best performer by the Sunday Silence stallion Special Week.
Parts of Kyoto and Shiga prefectures fall within a 30-kilometer radius of the plant on the Sea of Japan coast, and Lake Biwa in Shiga provides water for many people in western Japan.
A great example of this detailed historical review can be found within Chapter Nine detailing the case of Lake Biwa, Japan.
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In Section Three, "The Present and Past", includes three essays: from Memory Biwa, a Namibian doctoral candidate, "Stories of the Patchwork Quilt"; from Reinhart Kossler, a sociologist at Arnold Bergstraesser Institute, "Political Intervention and the Image of History"; and from Justine Hunter, of the Namibian Institute of Development, "Dealing with the Past in Namibia".
The story is set in the late 16th century in villages that line the shore of Lake Biwa in Japan's Omi Province.