Speakin' Japanese video: What an impressive view it is!

Speakin' Japanese video: What an impressive view it is!

by Takahiro Takiguchi
Stripes Okinawa

Only a short 2-hour drive from MCAS Iwakuni, and located at the Honshu’s west end, you’ll find Akiyoshidai Karst Plateau. Here, fresh green hills and mountains are dotted with a cluster of karst formations made of white limestone. About 350 million years ago, the plateau was a coral reef submerged underwater. As the coral reef accumulated a layer of limestone, subsequent erosion lifted the ground above sea. Thousands of years of rain, temperature fluctuations, and time have helped to form the current state of these beautiful topography. What a beautiful and impressive view it is!

Today's Japanese phrase:

“Inshotekina nagame desu!” 印象的な眺めです! = What an impressive view it is!

("inshotekina" 印象的な = impressive, "nagame" 眺め = view, "..desu" です = it is ...)

Check out the Akiyoshidai Karst Plateau at: VIDEO| Vast karst plateau, limestone cave near Iwakuni (stripes.com)

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