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39.010N) is a communications center with coal mines in the vicinity. There was
also a coking plant that produced a significant percentage of Japan's
coke for steelmaking.
In 1941 there
was an airstrip here, where the Japanese based 36 Ki-27 Nates of the 9 Air Regiment.
Temperatures: Jan 27/8, Apr 60/38, Jul 83/68, Oct 64/42
Rainfall: Jan 3/0.6, Apr 5/1.8, Jul 12/9.3, Oct 6/1.8 == 36.3" per annum
Pearce and Smith (1990)
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