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51.Candle rock

Candle rock

Rare "igneous rock"

Whitish rock which stuck out of the north of Jodogahama Beach, Osawa Coast is candle rock. From pleasure boat leaving from Jodogahama Beach, we can look at huge about 40m in height close without being able to approach from ground.
Igneous rock broke through neighboring sedimentary rocks, and penetrated, and only the hard dyke part was left, and it was possible; it was unusual at all, and was appointed in September, 1939 (Showa 14) by natural monument of country.

 

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