landscapes

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Sea of Japan
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fishing boat

The seasonal winds blowing in from Siberia are moistened by the warm currents of the Japanese Sea ("East Sea" in Korea). These winds then collide with the mountains in central Honshû (largest of the four main islands), making this one of the heaviest snowfall region in the world.



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sunset near Maizuru

beach in Hagi City


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basaltic cliffs of Tôjimbô


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coast near Obama and Maizuru


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fishing village near Maizuru

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surfer at Wakasa beach

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fishing boats


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fishing boats

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fishing village near Maizuru


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rice paddy near Maizuru

beach holiday - Wakasa Beach


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coast near Tsuruga


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Shimane Peninsula


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ferry and fishing boat in Tsuruga

beach in Niigata City


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wave-breaker

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city beach

Dunes of Tottori


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