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Tatsukushi Coast Sunset
Japan

Tatsukushi is a coast with strange rocks, and is located to the west of central Tosa-Shimizu city.

And it is located about 20 km west-northwest of Cape Ashizuri.

Around this coast, sandstone and mudstone has been deposit alternating layers.
And erosion by waves has created the strange and unique rocks.
Especially "Ootake-kotake" (means "Large and small bamboos") are the symbolic rocks in Tatsukushi coast, and they look like big bamboos.
Along the coast, a walking trail is set up.

Ref: http://www.travel-around-japan.com/k83-07-tatsukushi.html

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