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Niijima village consists of Niijma, Shikinejima and the other uninhabited islets. Niijima, which is located about 150 km south of Tokyo metropolitan area, is a narrow island formed within the range of two volcanos, Mt Miyatsukayama on the north and Mt Mukaiyama on the south. Shikinejima is an island with terracing, located about 6 km south of Niijima. It is formed of rhyolite mainly, and the ria coastline also has Pinus thunbergii forests.
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Niijima and Shikinejima Islands. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 20/01/2020.