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(December 17-21, 2004)

David Goldwasser

Fire Museum of Memphis

Christopher Glick

View from "Castle Mountain"

The eastern lookout of Shiroyama, Tokushima, Japan

December 21, 2004, 0340 UTC (1240 local)

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© 2004 Christopher Glick, Some Rights Reserved. Creative Commons License

The eastern side of Shiroyama (literally "Castle Mountain"), a Tokushima landmark, has a pleasant spot that was once a castle tower. Today it honors fallen soldiers (if I recall correctly) and provides a good view of the city and traces of the Pacific Ocean to a background of singing birds, children's voices, and locomotives' groans and rumbles.

The castle itself was torn down over a century ago by the people as proof of loyalty to a new lord. All that remains today are the castle's stone foundation, stairs, moat, and main gate, Washi no Mon Mae.

Asia / Japan

Lat: 34° 4' 36" N
Long: 134° 33' 21" E

Elevation: 50m but inexact coords

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Precision is: Unknown / Undeclared.

Velbon tripod, KiWi-L panohead, antique Fuji FinePix 1.5M camera, The VR Worx 2.5.3, GraphicConverter 5.4

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