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帆船石
Taiwan

由社頂公園沿新開闢之道路南下約4公里,在海岸珊瑚礁前緣,可見到一巨石矗立於海中,遠望似艘即將啟碇的帆船,因而得名,近看則像美國前總統尼克森的頭部令人發笑。 船帆石高約18公尺,係由附近台地上方滾落至海邊的舊期珊瑚礁石,因其岩質較附近之初期隆起珊瑚礁堅硬,故能長期屹立海中,由台地上方可見到它巨大的珊瑚礁岩即為明證。 船帆石四週已規劃為國民旅館、停車場、野外育樂用地等,鄰近的香蕉灣昔為捕鯨基地和鯨魚處理廠,目前已無任何設施遺留。可見由於人類無盡的貪婪,使得鯨魚在臺灣南部幾近絕跡,再也不能偶見鯨魚噴水的奇景了。

Copyright: Steven Ho
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 8000x4000
Taken: 19/08/2010
Uploaded: 20/08/2010
Updated: 05/03/2015
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Tags: 台灣; 屏東; 墾丁國家公園; 船帆石
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