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Odawara

 

a city in Japan in Kanagawa Prefecture, in the southeastern part of the island of Honshu. Population, 157,000 (1970).

Odawara is a railroad junction and the center of a chemical industry that produces explosives and celluloid products. It has metallurgical and machine-building industries, including motor-vehicle assembly. The city is a center for the production of movie and photographic equipment. It has a house-building combine and enterprises engaged in light industry. Large greenhouses are located in Odawara.

The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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Services on the Tokaido Shinkansen Line were temporarily suspended between Tokyo and Odawara, Kanagawa Prefecture, while operations of the Tohoku and Joetsu Shinkansen lines were halted following the quake.
TOKYO - Eriko Kishida, a poet and children's author, died from a tumor at a hospital in Odawara, Kanagawa Prefecture last Thursday, her family said Wednesday.
On April 23, a day after his scheduled return to Japan, Muramoto was to join a fundraising event by Oxfam Japan, a nongovernmental organization in which he began participating three years ago, and walk some 100 kilometers from Odawara, Kanagawa Prefecture, to Lake Yamanaka in Yamanashi Prefecture.
The morning's low stood at 18.1 C in Saitama, 18.0 C in Chiba, and 17.5 C in Odawara, Kanagawa Prefecture -- temperatures typical for June.
Mitsubishi Chemical also suspended operations at its electronics material plants in Odawara, Kanagawa Prefecture, and Tsukuba, Ibaraki Prefecture, after the twin disasters but the two plants reopened in March and April, according to a company official.
The three plants are located in Morioka, Iwate Prefecture, Yonago, Tottori Prefecture, and Odawara, Kanagawa Prefecture, the company said.
It reached 26.8 C in the city of Shizuoka and 26.1 C in Odawara, Kanagawa Prefecture -- both levels typically seen in early July.
JT said it will close plants in Morioka, Iwate Prefecture, and in Yonago, Tottori Prefecture, at the end of March 2010, and one in Odawara, Kanagawa Prefecture, at the end of March 2011.
Delays of about 10 minutes were also reported on sections between Shinagawa and Odawara, Kanagawa Prefecture, and between Maibara, Shiga Prefecture, and Kyoto.
NAGANO, Japan - The 12-year-old girl from Komoro, Nagano Prefecture who has been missing since Saturday, was found safe in Odawara, Kanagawa Prefecture, early Wednesday, the police said.
Signals at Yokohama Station stopped changing from red at about 5:25 a.m., forcing the railway operator to halt services between Tokyo and Odawara, Kanagawa Prefecture, on the Tokaido Line, and between Tokyo and Kurihama, also in the prefecture, on the Yokosuka Line until 9:25 a.m., JR East said.
Odawara police said Tadashi Ono, 42, allegedly conspired with several others including Yuji Ishizuka, 32, in attacking the minivan transporting 78 million yen in cash and 800,000 yen in checks back to the JA Odawara heaquarters in Odawara, Kanagawa Prefecture, on July 10.