view from peak Baraone of mt.myougi
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view from peak Baraone of mt.myougi

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妙義山茨尾根ピークからの眺望。

妙義山は日本3大奇勝の一つであり深田クラブ選定の日本二百名山の一つでもあります。様々な奇岩、岩峰、岩壁、石門があります。

鷹戻しを始めとする岩場の難所が多く、滑落・転落事故の多発する所でもあります。

茨尾根のピークは白雲山から金洞山へと連なる茨尾根上のピークで360°の展望がある。

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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.

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Text by Steve Smith.

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