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77.Senjo ka waterfall (senjogataki)

Senjo ka waterfall

Fossil of Prunus spinulosa

Prunus spinulosa is discovered in top of the class of Senjo ka waterfalls with fossil of plant said to that we made the oldest forest on the earth in late Devon period (about 420 million years ago - 360 million years ago) in plant and the times of fish and the Paleozoic era to be said. Because it is plant peculiar to region in a low latitude obi at the time, it is in evidence important at all indicating there having been this area near the equator at that time.

In addition, keishitsukorihaishitsudeiiwa of the lower discovered Senjo ka waterfall layer of fossil includes radiolarian from to (from the latest Silurian Middle Devon period) - 400 million years ago about 420 million years ago and tells structure history with Hayachine compound rock for low-ranking orudobisu period (or about 470 million years ago - 460 million years ago) to do base in total in the Paleozoic era at ... middle in the first half year of Kitakami Mountains.

Senjo ka waterfall

Fossil of Prunus spinulosa

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