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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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  • We recommend going through the island to tourism drive to go to Matsue from Yonago. The route ran from Yonago to sakaiminato, turn the ties on the bridge Enoshima, and daikon island. Drive in the sense of running in the Mediterranean than anything else, a sense of excitement.
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  • To drive in the direction of sakaiminato from Matsue would close pass this radish island in the Mediterranean. Winding through the Lake Road, on a clear day views, comfortable. The Peony is famous for this island, there was some Peony Garden. Little bridges out in the direction of sakaiminato is betta step slope became a topic in front of a bridge.
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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 »