NIPPONIA No.35 December 15, 2005
THE SHIRETOKO PENINSULA
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Written by Ogata Ritsuo, Photos by Sugawara Chiyoshi
The morning sun strikes Mount Rausu, the highest peak on Shiretoko (left, elevation 1,661 m). In the mountains of this northern peninsula, patches of snow remain in shady valleys well into the summer.
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