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Japan
Copyright: Iwamori Naoto
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 6000x3000
Taken: 26/10/2012
Hochgeladen: 23/11/2012
Aktualisiert: 10/10/2014
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Samurai residence in Matsusaka
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Panorama tmp 1948
Masao Nagata
Mini Camping Car
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Shitennouji Temple
Yoshimasa TAKEDA
Tsukiyomi no miya
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Panorama tmp 1701
Yasuhiro Muranaka
Geku1
Yasuhiro Muranaka
Geku2
Yasuhiro Muranaka
Geku3
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豊受大神宮第二鳥居
Jerome Gerardin
Le Batteriekopf
Zoran Trost
Under the 2012 Photokina photo globe
Daniel Christaldi
Batts Rock
Brandon Riza
Gem Lake
Joe Griffin
Harvest Festival in Sloughouse, California
Unkle Kennykoala
Kusatsu Onsen - Ousen Falls 1 / 群馬県草津温泉 嫗仙の滝 1
Igor Marx
Goslar Schuhhof
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Cwir 2012 08 26 3984
Quantasquest
Toscana
Calvin Jones
Horseshoe Canyon, Hunter Pictograph, Utah
Branko Glavic
Within the abyss Pazinska jama
Marcio Cabral
San Martin Falls
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Panorama tmp 1711
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Ridge Hotaka
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New discovery The Median Tectonic Line in awano
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Steep ridge called Umanose.
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Dsc 0517 panorama
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Minamisawa
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Okage Yokotyo
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Panorama on ridge of Higashikama
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Mt.Yari and a small shrine
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Suehiro bridge
More About Japan

The eight islands of Japan sprang into existence through Divine Intervention.The first two gods who came into existence were Izanagi no Mikoto and Izanami no Mikoto, the Exalted Male and Exalted Female. It was their job to make the land for people to live on.They went to the bridge between heaven and earth and, using a jewel-encrusted halberd, Izanagi and Izanami churned up the sea into a frothy foam. As salty drips of water fell from the tip of the halberd the first island was formed. Its name was Onogoro.So far, so good. But when Izanagi and Izanami first met on their island, Izanami spoke to Isanagi without being spoken to first. Since she was the female, and this was improper, their first union created badly-formed offspring who were sent off into the sea in boats.The next time they met, Izanagi was sure to speak first, ensuring the proper rules were followed, and this time they produced eight children, which became the islands of Japan.I'm sure you did not fail to miss the significance of this myth for the establishment of Japanese formal society.At present, Japan is the financial capital of Asia. It has the second largest economy in the world and the largest metropolitan area (Tokyo.)Technically there are three thousand islands making up the Japanese archipelago. Izanagi and Izanami must have been busy little devils with their jewelled halberd...Japan's culture is highly technical and organized. Everything sparkles and swooshes on silent, miniaturized mechanisms.They're a world leader in robotics, and the Japanese have the longest life-expectancy on earth.Text by Steve Smith.