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84.Tsunami stone of gosoku (and we meet)

Tsunami stones in Attari

"Stone of dragon King" which we gave prayer to

"Tsunami stone" that tsunami pushed up rock of the bottom of the sea, the shore to interior in gulf lets trace of tsunami repeated in Sanriku and the big energy feel. "Tsunami stone of gosoku" in opening district was washed away at the time of Meiji Sanriku tsunami. Only one is huge stone which there is in about 66m cedar forests which entered inland than the opening shore. In rock measuring 1.1*2.5*1.3m, tsunami stone and similar mudstone are distributed along the shore. Because rock barnacle attaches to tsunami stone, it turns out that there was ever underwater. Tsunamis flocked in 2011 Tohoku earthquake and tsunami, but did not do movement.
The opening shore is located in small gulf of the topography of the ria shore and energy of tsunami concentrates on by refraction and effect by reflection and flocks, and it is thought that we carried huge stone. As for the amount of going up of tsunami to the Sanriku coast in Meiji Sanriku tsunami, 38.2m is recorded in Sanrikuchoryori, but it is said that opening in neighborhood had big tsunami.
It was reported that we prayed that tsunami stone was called "stone of dragon King" until a short while ago and did not repeat terrible sight of tsunami. State of preservation is good and stays now in forest.

Tsunami stones in Attari

Tsunami stones in Attari

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