エリア:香住  カテゴリ:日本海形成の時代  シーン:観る / 体験
A site for enjoying strata from the time of early formation of the Sea of Japan and playing on the seashore

Imagoura
(Imagoura)

A calm cove which flourished as a port for Kitamae Ships (cargo ships sailing the sea of Japan in the Edo period). Currently, the site has a bathing beach with camping sites, which is popular as a seashore recreation spot. It is composed of volcanic rocks, pyroclastic flow deposits and river/lake deposits (alternated strata composed of sandstone and mudstone) dating from the time of early formation of the Sea of Japan.

主な見どころ

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Frog Island
An island formed of andesite. Its frog-like shape is loved by local citizens and sailors.
Geopark and Marine Cultural Center
0796-36-4671
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Senjojiki
Wave-cut terrace developed on the tuff (pyroclastic flow deposit) accumulated during the time of the formation of the sea of Japan.
Geopark and Marine Cultural Center
0796-36-4671
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Obikinohana Cape
A steeped cape formed of andesite at the northern end of Imagoura. There are Obiki rock tunnel and valleys formed by faults on the east side, and cracks of columnar joints are spreading to the brown rock walls and collapsing. It is a wonderful scenic place for viewing the scenic spots on the west side, Kasumi Kaigan Coast, and the whole area near the sea of Japan from the observatory at the tip of the cape.
Geopark and Marine Cultural Center
0796-36-4671
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Imagoura Wakame Festival (May)
Tasting of Wakame (sea weed) hot pot, sale of marine products of Kasumi and Wakame rice balls are provided. You can collect Wakame with your hands and play on the seashore.
People's Lodge Family Inn Imagoura
0796-36-3553
 
 

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A cove having the Frog Island, a frog-shaped island, which attracts people‘s eyes. You can enjoy dynamic panoramic views of the wild Sea of Japan in winter and clear blue ocean in summer from the observatory of Obikinohana. The traces of crustal change that happened almost 20 million years ago can be seen in the dynamic coastline.

NPO Tajima Marine School  Hiroko Imai
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問い合わせ先
Kasumi Tourist Association   1-1 Nanukaichi, Kasumi-ku, Kami Town
TEL
0796-36-1234
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■香住海岸マリンコース
【テーマ】日本海形成を記録する神秘の海岸
【内 容】日本海形成〜現在までの地球活動でできた海岸線をめぐるコース
【見 所】かえる島、但馬松島など
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■香住海岸東コース
【テーマ】日本海の幸と多様な地質が育んだ美しい海岸地形
【内 容】日本海の海の幸が水揚げされる香住の漁港や、昔の面影が残る街並み、今子浦のかえる島など、日本海が作った雄大な自然の風景を楽しむことができるコース
【見 所】香住西港、岡見公園、遊覧船かすみ丸、海の文化館、今子浦とかえる島、大引きの鼻
【距 離】約11.4km(基本コース)
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