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Noto (nōˈtō), peninsula, c.45 mi (70 km) long and from 6 to 17 mi (9.6–27 km) wide, Ishikawa prefecture, W central Honshu, Japan, between the Sea of Japan and Toyama Bay. The rugged peninsula has a deeply indented east coast. Farming, lumbering, and fishing are major economic activities.
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a peninsula on Honshu Island, Japan. It extends into the Sea of Japan a distance of 125 km. The peninsula is hilly, with elevations to 567 m. It is covered with broad-leaved forests and has rice plantings in the valleys. The main port is Nanao.
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