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Kumamoto Live Cam, Japan – Рier

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Kumamoto – Japan’s central city, the administrative center of the homonymous prefecture of Kumamoto. Located on the southern Japanese island of Kyushu, in the Shirakawa River. Distance from Nagasaki is 70 km air traffic.

Kumamoto economy has diversified trend. It is the chemical industry and electronics, light industry, paper and pharmaceutical industries. Also thriving agricultural areas: production of tobacco and rice. The important role played by arts and crafts. Kumamoto with three universities and is the scientific and educational center.

The main tourist sites of the capital of the prefecture of Kumamoto – famous castle Crow. Around him the city’s history is tied 15-19 centuries. In its place it was originally Fortova strengthening, but in 1607 the fort grew to the castle-fortress of sizes. They owned the Hosokawa clan. Since 1873, the castle lost its importance and is now used as a museum.

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Kagoshima Live Cam, Japan – View of the volcano Sakurajima

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Kagoshima – Japan’s central city, the administrative center and the largest locality Kagoshima Prefecture. For location on the bay at the foot stratovolcano Sakurajima, as well as the hot climate of the city is often called the “Naples of the East”.

Sakurajima The name translates from Japanese as “cherry island”. It covers an area of ​​77 square kilometers, and its altitude is 1118 m. From the middle of the last millennium, the inhabitants of the territories adjacent to the volcano repeatedly suffered from violent eruptions. The largest of them occurred in January 1914. Then, hundreds of people were killed and millions splashed out of his bowels cubic meters of lava blocked half a kilometer strait that separated from Sakurajima island of Kyushu. The resulting isthmus width of 72 meters connected to the volcano Osumi peninsula.

Since 1955, Sakurajima is active constantly, throwing ash into the atmosphere and spreading the peculiar smell of burning. Despite this, the inhabitants of the surrounding areas are not in a hurry to leave their seats, and even profiting from the troubled neighborhood. Thanks Ash, generously fertilized land at the foot of the volcano, there is a large crop of vegetables and fruit. The most unusual of them – daikon radish, which tubers reach tridtsatikilogrammovogo weight, and the most tiny – about the size of a coin – tangerines in the world.

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Maruko Live Cam, Japan – Volcano Asama

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Asama – the current complex volcano located in the central part of the island of Honshu, Japan. Height – 2568 meters. A strong eruption was in 1783 that destroyed 48 villages and 10 thousand. Man. February 2, 2009 eruption of the volcano, which resulted in part of Tokyo was strewn with ashes.

Island conditionally divided into five regions and contains 34 prefectures, including Tokyo. Chugoku regions (western), Kansai (south, east of Chugoku), Chubu (central), Kanto (eastern) and Tohoku (northern). Also included in these prefectures includes some smaller islands, the most notable of them Ogasawara islands, Sado, Izu-Oshima and Awaji.

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