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Amami Ō Shima
28°19.583'N, 129°22.483'E Chart icon.png
lat=28.326389 | lon=129.374722 | zoom=9 | y


Amami Ōshima (奄美大島, Okinawan: Uushima (ウーシマ); Amami: Ushima (ウシマ)) is one of the Satsunan Islands, and is the largest island within the Amami archipelago between Kyūshū and Okinawa (150 nM east).

This is a lovely island, 712.35 km² in area, has a population of approximately 73,000 people.

Charts

BA
2024 - Okinawa Shima to Amani-ō Shima
3229 - Amani-ō Shima

Weather

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Passages

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Islands

Communication

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Navigation

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Berthing

Ports

Naze

Naze/wiki/Amami_O_Shima#Naze
Harbour icon Naze [[Amami O Shima#Naze|Naze]] 28°23.144'N, 129°29.868'E
The port of Naze, located in the city of Amami is a major regional shipping and ferry hub.

Koniya

Koniya/wiki/Amami_O_Shima#Koniya
Harbour icon Koniya [[Amami O Shima#Koniya|Koniya]] 28°08.600'N, 129°18.770'E

The port is Koniya and has a non-floating dock for yachts.

Most things are available here.

Marinas & Yacht Clubs

None.

Anchorages

Several lovely anchorages around the island.

Amenities

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Provisioning

In Koniya and Naze.

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Transportation

  • Amami Airport, located at the northern end of the island, is connected to Tokyo, Osaka, Naha, Fukuoka and Kagoshima as well as local flights to the other Amami islands
  • The port of Naze, located in the city of Amami is a major regional shipping and ferry hub

Tourism

History

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Places to Visit

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Friends

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Forums

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Links

References

See Japan.

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