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Maizuru

(mī`zo͞oro͞o), city (1990 pop. 96,333), Kyoto prefecture, SW Honshu, Japan, on Maizuru Bay. It is an important port and naval base with the best natural harbor on the Japan Sea coast. The city has spinning mills and chemical, rolling stock, and glass industries.
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Maizuru

 

a city in Japan, on Honshu Island, in Kyoto prefecture on Wakasa Bay. Population, 95,200 (1970). Maizuru is an international trade port, primarily serving Soviet-Japanese trade. It is also a railroad junction. Textiles, sheet glass, and machinery are produced. There are facilities for the servicing of railroad equipment.

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1180, Amarube-shimo, Maizuru, Kyoto 625-8501, Japan
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KYOTO - Police suspect a 15-year-old high school girl was killed in the forest in Maizuru, Kyoto Prefecture, where her body was found Thursday, police officials said Friday.
The oil slick measured some 25 kilometers east to west about 30 km off the town of Aoya in Tottori Prefecture, said the headquarters, based in Maizuru, Kyoto Prefecture.
Previously, the oldest known wheat remains, found at the Kuwagaishimo excavation site in Maizuru, Kyoto Prefecture, dated back 4,000 years.
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The Hyogo prefectural police and the regional Japan Coast Guard headquarters based in Maizuru, Kyoto Prefecture, are conducting searches as the helicopter is likely to have run out of fuel and may be involved in an accident, local authorities said.
The 4,550-ton Harusame departed from its base in Yokosuka, Kanagawa Prefecture, and the 3,500-ton Amagiri left its base in Maizuru, Kyoto Prefecture, both in the afternoon.
The 7,750-ton destroyer plans to arrive in Maizuru, Kyoto Prefecture, on Tuesday for the first time in six months as the Japan Coast Guard, which is investigating the accident, has allowed the destroyer to depart from Yokosuka, officials of the Defense Ministry's Maritime Staff Office said.
Meanwhile, a coal-fired thermal power plant in Maizuru, Kyoto Prefecture, which is now under construction, will start operating in August 2004 as previously planned, he said.