Uchiura | Article about Uchiura by The Free Dictionary
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a bay of the Pacific Ocean on the southern side of the Japanese island of Hokkaido. Also known as Volcano Bay, Uchiura Bay is crescent shaped, with mostly low-lying shores. Along the bay lie such volcanoes as Usu and Koma-ga-take. The bay is about 55 km long and—at its entrance—about 30 km wide. It is up to 100 m deep. The large port of Muroran is located at the bay’s entrance.
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They also conducted a demonstration test using a camera mounted on a small vessel in Uchiura
Bay, Numazu City, and Shizuoka.
A grocery store owner was stabbed to death and his wife was also attacked early Friday at their house in Uchiura
, Ishikawa Prefecture, by a neighborhood man whose charred body was later found at his home, police said.
Feeding habits and vertical distribution of walleye pollock Theragra chalcogramma (Pallas), in early life stage in Uchiura