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  • proper noun a prefecture in Japan, its capital is Matsuyama.


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  • The country is very mountainous, rising at some points to 3000 and 4000 feet, and even to 6480 feet at Tshizuchi-Yama in the Prefecture of Ehime, which is the highest point of the island.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 13: Revelation-Stock 1840-1916 1913

  • Navy submarine and a 191-foot Japanese fishing vessel, the Ehime Maru, which killed nine Japanese.

    Matthew Yglesias » Meeting Obama’s College Attainment Goals 2009

  • Kenichi Torii , a director and professor at the Center for Disaster Management Informatics Research at Ehime University, said there have also been efforts to raise public awareness on disaster management as well as a new earthquake-alert system.

    Steps Taken After Kobe Abated Toll Andrew Monahan 2011

  • Yet the Ehime Maru, according to Wikipedia, was “on a planned 74-day voyage to train high school students who were interested in pursuing careers as professional fishermen.”

    Matthew Yglesias » Meeting Obama’s College Attainment Goals 2009

  • Yet, fears of contaminated food may have an outsized impact on Japanese fresh-food exporters even though contamination risk is currently restricted to the prefectures of Fukushima, Ibaraki, Tochigi, Gunma, Chiba and Ehime.

    More Countries Ban Import of Japanese Food Sameer Mohindru 2011

  • Some are suffering from insomnia, dehydration and high blood pressure, and risk developing depression or heart trouble, Takeshi Tanigawa, chairman of the public health department at Ehime University's medical school, told Associated Press.

    Japan declares no-go zone near Fukushima plant 2011

  • “One body was never recovered following the Ehime Maru collision.”

    Spider Bones Kathy Reichs 2010

  • Later, the U.S. Navy raised the Ehime Maru from a depth of two thousand feet with most bodies still on board, and divers recovered additional victims.

    Spider Bones Kathy Reichs 2010

  • Pom Juice satsuma juice comes out of a tap in Ehime Prefecture

    Urban legends Japanese suspect might actually be true 2010

  • In 2001, a Los Angeles-class fast track submarine, the USS Greeneville, struck a Japanese fishing training boat, the Ehime Maru, just south of Honolulu.

    Spider Bones Kathy Reichs 2010


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