Mt. Takahara is a mountain in northern Tochigi prefecture, which stopped it's volcanic activity about 0.1 million years ago .
Valley of the photo is former crater.
Obsidian is yielded in Mt. Takahara. At Kenngamine in left part of the photo, a old stone age mine of obsidian has been found .
Stone tools made of obsidian yielded in Mt. Takahara are found in many parts of the Kanto area.
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The geology of this villege is shist.Shist is apt to change to clay,so landslide occurs in moutainside like this villege.On lindslide people can cultivate soil easily.
Koyadaira villege,Tokushina Pref.,southwest Japan
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This is forest of cryptomeria.This forest is well cared.We can see Cryptomeria only in east Asia and Japan.Cryptomeria is old plant that appeared on earth in Mesozoic.Cryptomeria belongs to the same class of Sequoia in America,Ome city,Tokyo Metropolis