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Tokachi

 

a river in Japan, in the southeastern part of the island of Hokkaido. The Tokachi measures 196 km in length and drains an area of 8,780 sq km. The river originates on the eastern slopes of the Taisetsu-zan, flows across the Tokachi Plain, and empties into the Pacific Ocean. The portion that flows across the plain is navigable for vessels with a small water displacement. The cities of Obihiro, Makubetsu, and Ikeda are located on the Tokachi.

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The project to pioneer a motorsport hybrid system began in 2006 and in July 2007 a Toyota Supra became the first-ever hybrid winner, in the Tokachi 24 Hours.
Saturday temblor, the focus of which was the central part of the Tokachi region in Hokkaido at a depth of about 108 kilometers, and the March 2011 devastating quake that hit northeastern Japan, the Japan Meteorological Agency said early Sunday.
Japan's Meteorological Agency said the quake had a magnitude of 6.4 and hit in the Tokachi region in southern Hokkaido, at a depth of 75 miles.