Marcus Island

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Marcus Island:

see MinamitoriMinamitori
or Marcus Island,
coral atoll, c.740 acres (300 hectares), W Pacific Ocean, 700 mi (1,125 km) SE of Japan; part of Tokyo prefecture, Japan. Triangular in shape and rising to 204 ft (62 m), it was the site of a Japanese meteorological station prior to World
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Typhoon Danas, the 15th of the season, formed in waters near Minami Torishima Island in the Pacific southeast of the Japanese archipelago at 9 a.m.
Also known as Marcus Island, Minami Torishima is the easternmost point in Japan and lies about 1,200 kilometers east of the Ogasawara Islands, which are roughly 1,000 km south of Tokyo.