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Mottamisaki Lighthouse
Hokkaido

The lighthouse in the Oshima peninsula in Hokkaido. 

The height from a sea surface to the lighthouse top part is 290 m. 

This is the No.1 height of Japan. 

Copyright: Nobutaka asahi
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 10940x5470
Uploaded: 02/02/2013
Updated: 09/10/2014
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