Jinshan Jumping Stone Coast
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Jinshan Jumping Stone Coast

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從中角之後開始沿著台二道再往石門方向前進,海岸邊散佈著大大小小的礫石,因為這裡位於大屯山的北面,早期由火山活動所噴落下來的礫石,以及後來山崩滾落的石塊,散佈在這片海域的海崖邊,又長期經過海浪的滾動侵蝕,使得這一帶的石塊顯得渾圓,造就出一直到石門的發達礫灘,這一段長約十公里的狹窄海濱,每年秋風一至,波濤激湧於礫石之間,千變萬化,一波一波白浪如銀成瀾,形成絕佳的海岸景色。

跳石海岸一帶,後方山坡地上的梯田,是金山著名的芋頭產地,稱為「跳石芋頭」,金山芋頭遠近馳名,而跳石芋頭可說是金山芋頭的極品,何以如此,關鍵在於當地的土壤、空氣以及水分,具有得天獨厚的條件。

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Asia is the biggest continent on Earth, a darling little gem floating around in space.

Hm, what is Asia? Who's in on it?

China and India are safe bets for Asian nations. Korea, Japan, Thailand, you're fine.

Europe? No. Europe would sort of be on the "Asian continent" if not for those pesky Ural mountains dividing things up in the middle, and then also the whole lineage of kings and wealth and nations and the EU and all that "give me my respect" stuff.
Russia would probably be happiest as its own continent, so for now we'll leave it in "Eurasia" and just hope the natural gas supplies keep flowing.

Pakistan and Afghanistan are dang close to Asia, but politically they show up in "Middle East" news stories an awful lot. Verdict: Eurasia.

I guess we'll actually have to consider everything from Turkey on eastward to be "Eurasian", although the moniker seems overlappitory of the territory.

The Asian economy is now officially raging like a wild furnace of lava that consumes everything in its path. Japan has had the largest individual economy in Asia for decades, but it is forecast that both India and China will outstrip Japan within twenty years.

China is the largest holder of United States debt and is positioned to become the world's next superpower, provided that Godzilla doesn't return and decide to stomp everybody back into the Shang Dynasty.

Text by Steve Smith.

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