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Shimane Prefectural Notice No.40

The islands at 37°9'30" north latitude and 131°55' east longitude located 85 nautical miles northwest of the Oki Islands are hereby named Takeshima, and shall come under the jurisdiction of the Oki Islands Branch Office of this prefecture.

Document title Shimane Prefectural Notice No.40
Date created (Western calendar) February 22, 1905
Date created (Japanese era) February 22, Meiji 38
Author(s) / Editor(s) Matsunaga Takekichi (Governor of Shimane Prefecture)
Publisher Shimane Prefecture
Name of publication Shimane Prefectural Notice 1905
Content Following a Cabinet Decision on the incorporation, this notice clarifies the location of the islands in terms of northern latitude and eastern longitude, and informs all areas inside Shimane Prefecture that the islands shall be known as Takeshima and placed under the jurisdiction of Governor of the Oki Islands belonging to Shimane Prefecture.
Language Japanese
Public access Open
Repository Shimane Prefecture Public Records Center (Japanese Only)New Window
Medium Paper
Copies 1 page
Reference No. T1905022200301
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