Place Name

Buckner Bay, Okinawa, Japan

aka

Nakagusuku Wanse

 

Place name: Nakagusuku-wan

Latitude: 26 10' 12" N

Longitude: 127 50' 48" E

Feature description: bay

Area/state: Okinawa

Physical/island locator: Okinawa

Alternative name: Buckner Bay

Country: Japan

 

 

 

 

Nakagusuku Bay

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Nakagusuku Bay (中城湾, Nakagusuku-wan) is a bay on the southern coast of Okinawa Island in Japan, at

2613′N 12752′E / 26.217N 127.867E / 26.217; 127.867Coordinates: 2613′N 12752′E / 26.217N 127.867E / 26.217; 127.867.

American soldiers nicknamed the bay Buckner Bay, after General Simon Bolivar Buckner, Jr.