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Great Wave off Kanagawa

Five questions about Japan – Quick Quiz

For many people Japan represents all that's exotic - but how much do you know about the Land of the Rising Sun? Take our quiz and find out?

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Simplon Tunnel, Italian (southern) entrance

Five questions about tunnels – Quick Quiz

There's more to tunnels than meets the eye - and not just because they're under cover! Here's five questions about these engineering marvels.

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Earthquake and tsunami: NW Pacific, Friday 11 March

An 8.9 magnitude earthquake and tsunami struck NE Japan at 0546 GMT on 11 March 2011 - details of Foreign & Commonwealth Office guidance and helplines here.

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Uramakizushi - "California" sushi rolls


Uramakizushi - California-style sushi rolls, with the seaweed on the inside and the rice on the outside!

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Mount Fuji

Japan's iconic volcano, and its highest peak, broods silently over neat rows of green tea bushes.

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