Fukaji Island

Fukaji Island (外地島, Fukaji-jima) is an uninhabited island[1] in the Pacific Ocean. It is part of the Kerama Islands group in Shimajiri District, Okinawa Prefecture, Japan.

Fukaji Island
Native name:
外地島 (Fukaji-jima)
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Aerial view of Fukaji Island
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Geography
LocationPacific Ocean
Coordinates26°10′04″N 127°17′31″E / 26.16778°N 127.29194°E / 26.16778; 127.29194Coordinates: 26°10′04″N 127°17′31″E / 26.16778°N 127.29194°E / 26.16778; 127.29194
ArchipelagoKerama Islands
Administration
Japan
PrefectureOkinawa Prefecture

The Kerama Airport is located on Fukaji. There is an observatory for whale watching near the entrance of the airport.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Fukaji island". Kerama islands. Retrieved 2016-06-10.
  2. ^ "Fukaji Island observatory". Kerama islands. Retrieved 2016-06-10.