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Daikon Island, Matsue
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Daikon Island is a volcanic island in the middle of Nakaumi, a brackish lake between Tottori and Shimane prefectures in Japan. Daikon Island is administered as part of Matsue, Shimane Prefecture. Daikon-jima takes its name from the daikon, the large, white East Asian radish. The island was, however, known throughout Japanese history as "Tako-shima", meaning "Octopus Island."Daikon Island is a shield volcano, a type of volcano composed of fluid lava flows. The island's highest elevation is a small volcano, Mount Ōzuka (42m). The base of the island composed of basalt. The surface of the island undulates slightly, and consists of a lava plateau. The surface of the island consists of a 2-meter deep layer of clay composed of volcanic ash. On the eastern end of the Daikon Island in the Osoe district there are lava tubes of up 200m
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  • This is a small island of Matsue, Shimane Prefecture at the eastern border with the city of Sakaiminato in the neighbouring Tottori Prefecture. The name “Daikon-jima” or Radish Island is by any standa...  more »
  • When you exit from the sakaiminato in Matsue city, was passed. It was nice to drive, a scenic island in the location. Interesting naming in the cheek I lump was.
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  • Cross the Enoshima Ohashi, yushi Park gardens, watching eel eaten by Mountain beauty world in delicious eel, Mediterranean home. Nice views.
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