- being thus nearly the same size as Kiushiu, the most southern of the four chief islands forming the Japanese empire proper - and extends from 20° 56' to 25° 15' N.
In the island of Kiushiu) are more fully developed.
GOTO ISLANDS [GoTO Retto, GoTTO], a group of islands belonging to Japan, lying west of Kiushiu, in 33° N., 129° E.
Seed was brought from China by the priest Miyoye, and planted first in the south island, Kiushiu, whence the cultivation spread northwards till it reached the high limit of 39° N.
Long., on the west of the province of Higo (island of Kiushiu), from which it is separated by the Yatsushiro-kai.