0 Likes

Muroiwadou 4
Japan

Because soft and easy to process the Izu Stone (tuff) which colcanic ashes deposited when Izu Peninsula was a submarine volcano, and was made, it has been used for a long time. It was lowered by a rope from here, and on the occasion of Edo castle construction, Izu stones cut and brought down by  84.8*15.2*18.2cm and 91*15.2*18.2cm two kinds of standerds was carried to Edo by ships.

Copyright: Kiyoharu Takamura
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 11600x5800
Uploaded: 25/03/2014
Updated: 31/03/2014
Views:

...


Tags: muroiwadou; sea; quarry; mt.fuji; fujisan; fuji; izu
comments powered by Disqus

kiyoharu takamura
Muroiwadou 3
kiyoharu takamura
Muroiwadou 2
kiyoharu takamura
Muroiwadou 1
kiyoharu takamura
Izubuntei
kiyoharu takamura
ishibu
kiyoharu takamura
dougashima
kiyoharu takamura
right whale bones
kiyoharu takamura
omoide misaki
kiyoharu takamura
ishibu tanada
kiyoharu takamura
isibu tanada in autumn
kiyoharu takamura
Sanshiroujima
kiyoharu takamura
トンボロ
Marcio Cabral
Cerrado Stellar I
Zoltan Duray
Horna Poton - Luky
Valentin durand
cascade Gairaut
bibouroku tabito
Scenery of the downtown "Gohuku-tyou"  Shizuoka-City
Udo Lenkewicz
thrift store
Unkle Kennykoala
Sakura at Aoyama Cemetery / 桜 @ 青山霊園
Oliver Guest
130403 Hardanger Halne snow hole
Valentin durand
view from the "Mont Bastide"
ViReal Riprese Aeree
Bologna
MOETAZ ATTALLA
kyoto in autumn
Hersonissos Municipality in Crete
Agia Paraskevi Cave in Skotino Village - Gouves
Matthias Kunze
Castell de Tossa de Mar
kiyoharu takamura
old tokaido
kiyoharu takamura
house of trout
kiyoharu takamura
kami-iwasaki park
kiyoharu takamura
Okumiya
kiyoharu takamura
浜松城本丸
kiyoharu takamura
yozakura 1(cherry blossom at night)
kiyoharu takamura
Amazake chaya in autumn
kiyoharu takamura
Nara Comicie front
kiyoharu takamura
zuiryukaku
kiyoharu takamura
kouyou-dai
kiyoharu takamura
神奈川県立 生命の星 地球博物館
kiyoharu takamura
okunoin 1
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.