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Lake Kuttara, Shiraoi-cho

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Lake Kuttara is a near circular caldera lake in Shiraoi, Hokkaidō, Japan. It is part of Shikotsu-Tōya National Park. The lake is recognized as having the best water quality in all of Japan. With a transparency of 19m, the lake ranks second to Lake Mashū according to the Ministry of the Environment.Resident species of the lake include a salamander species, Hynobius retardatus. Since 1909 Sockeye salmon have been introduced to the lake.
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  • August 8, 2017
    Beyond hiyoriyama Observatory accessed from the noboribetsu hot spring town. And because the path of water runoff, Lake Mashu is a quiet lake surrounded by primeval forests with clarity compete for 1st and 2nd place. From the Middle fan-shaped observation deck, and smoked in the haze, the sector is not. And some bounces and you arrive on the shores and arrive near would rather side with borders of the sky, the mountains and lakes are managed to ensure, also is also mysterious, and. After sinking about 40000 years old in kuttara volcanic explosion and 山ご blown away I had seems to be so 真ん丸 or is that only the crater lake remained. So no kuttara mountain. Tip fishing is famous, but the boat shack? And Pier juso, was a good inside view.
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  • August 2, 2017
    The lake is nice, but you won't spend much time there. After taking a few pictures and maybe eating a bit it's time to move on. Make sure you move to Hell Valley. It's way more spectacular. We went by...  more »
  • July 26, 2017
    Hotels in undercurrent water I do know the name. You could be able to attend, but I think that was one observation tower overlooking the whole picture without going in and out of the water a mysterious Crater Lake, waterfront location, then finally faces a round picture 1 place. I would say, from the noboribetsu hell Valley by car follow the thought might be a few people, and even some local attractions, perhaps going so far. It is so good.
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