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Grid-like Patterns on Hokkaido Island, Japan – July 4th, 2009

43.4N 145.0E

July 4th, 2009 Category: Image of the day

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The island of Hokkaidō is located at the north end of Japan, near Russia. The center of the island has a number of mountains and volcanic plateaus, and there are coastal plains in all directions.

Of particular note in this image is the interesting grid-like pattern of fields, criss-crossed diagonally by streams and rivers, on the northeast end of the island, part of the Nemuro Subprefecture.

One Response to “Grid-like Patterns on Hokkaido Island, Japan – July 4th, 2009”

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    lucius:

    very cool!!! best find in the world

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