Nishihara Station began originally as the NishiharaLaboratory within the Senbaru Campus of theUniversity of the Ryukyus, when the TropicalBiosphere Research Center was founded in 1994,and was rearranged as the current status in 2014.
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Sesoko Station is located on Sesoko Island in the west of northern part of Okinawa-Honto (Island). Sesoko station was founded as a branch station of Faculty of Science and Engineering, University of the Ryukyus in 1971.
The Iriomote Station, located on Iriomote Island, is surrounded by broad-leaved evergreen and mangrove forests.