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December 22nd, 2010
Japanese Geographical Survey Institute is Based on Satellite Images

Japan Broadcasting Association Web site reported that the Japanese Geographical Survey Institute is based on satellite images, there is a dispute between Japan and Russia under the “northern territories” topography, to map out the local version of topographic map. Appear on topographic maps reflect the new buildings and roads, some new information. reported previously, due to “the actual investigation can not go there”, Japan claimed that the “Northern Territories” has been used topographic maps based on data measured 88 years ago, drawn by the older topographic maps, the map extreme ratio of 1 to 5, no 2 万 1 / 5000 scale detailed map. Read More