Sunday, October 20, 2013

Shirakami-Sanchi - Japan

Although this card has been sent from Indonesia, the card is actually from the UNESCO site Shirakami-Sanchi in Japan. The card was sent by Jennifer and it shows one of the Ammon Falls. 

Situated in the mountains of northern Honshu, the area includes the last remaining virgin stand of Siebold's beech forest, the typical Japanese climax temperate forest. The area covers about one-third of the Shirakami Mountains which are a heavily dissected range with summits rising to just over 1,200 m. - in:
This site was included in the list of World Heritage Sites in 1993.

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