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Mt. Futogamine in Japan
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This is a panorama taken at Futogamine near the middle of Hyogo prefecture. The altitude is 1082 m (3550 ft.).

In the glacial age, high parts of mountains were broken by ice. Water gets into cracks of the cliffs and the rocks. When the water was frozen, it expands and the rocks were broken down. The dips in the terrain were filled up with the fragmented rocks. As a result, large flat mountains remain.

Futogamine is one of those.

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Copyright: Kengo Shimizu
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Uploaded: 12/06/2012
Updated: 25/04/2014
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