at the Lake Biwa Museum, Japan

Robin James Smith

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The Shira-ishi Rocks, Lake Biwa. Click on the image for next one in the series.

The Shira-ishi rocks, located in the middle of the north basin of Lake Biwa, 5 km from the nearest lakeshore. They consist of a rhyolitic welded tuff. The lake is about 70 m deep in the area surrounding the rocks. The rocks are a favourite haunt of cormorants. (Photograph taken 28th July 2009.) (Click on the image to view the next in the series.)