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Bargain maps of Japan

Hokkaido Map - Key

Maps discontinued

August 2011 Sorry, this map is no longer available.

Key map Scale: 1:800,000
This map covers Hokkaido, the northernmost island of Japan, and also Kunashiri and the other disputed islands to the east of Hokkaido which are under the de facto control of Russia.
Hokkaido is the second largest island and largest prefecture: capital Sapporo

Kanji key
kanjiHokkaido
kanjiAsahikawa
kanjiSapporo
kanjiHakodate

Useful generic kanji
kanjiken ("prefecture")kanjiyama or -san (mountain or Mt.-)
kanjishi ("city")kanjikawa or gawa (river)
kanjimachi or cho ("town")kanjishima or tou (island)
kanjimura or son ("village")kanjimizu-umi or -ko (lake)

General map symbols
symbolExpressway; access points with names
("IC" for 'interchange' in Japanese)
symbolOther toll roads
symbolNational roads; route numbers
symbolOther roads
symbolShinkansen ("bullet train")
symbolOther railways
symbolFerry routes
symbolPrefectural (ken) boundaries
symbolMinor boundaries (cities, etc.)

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Prefectural capital

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City offices

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Minor offices (towns, etc.)

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Buddhist temple

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Shinto shrine

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Castle ruins

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Famous sites

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Lighthouse

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Onsen (hot springs)

symbol or symbol

Waterfall

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Airport

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Port

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Skiing

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Maple viewing

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