Ross Ice Shelf situated between Marie Byrd Land and Victoria Land
Kuril islands, showing the Russian-Japanese division at various dates
Expedition ship Kainan Maru
JARE's latest (2009) icebreaker Shirase

Named by NZ-APC in 1961 after Lieutenant Nobu Shirase (1861-1946), leader of the Japanese expedition, whose ship Kainan Maru sailed near this coast in January 1912.

- Shirase Coast

In 1961 the New Zealand Antarctic Place-Names Committee (NZ-APC) gave the name Shirase Coast to a part of the coastline of King Edward VII Land.

- Nobu Shirase

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