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Akimoto in the region of Fukushima is located in Japan - some 137 mi (or 221 km) North of Edo, the country's capital city.

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Time in Akimoto is now 07:16 AM (Monday). The local timezone is named "Asia / Tokyo" with an UTC offset of 9 hours. Depending on your budget, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Yokohama, Utsunomiya, Edo, Oshio, Odera or Aomori. Since you are here already, consider visiting Onogawa, Numanokura and Akimoto. We saw some hobby films in the internet. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.




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[Trip][Japan] Android Hideyo Noguchi |

00:18 min ( August 17, 2009 by Junichi Fujinuma)
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HDR Time Lapse Movie with NEX-5 & D90

02:10 min ( June 24, 2011 by MrHotCast)
Views: 817 - Rating: 5/5

NEX-5 + E16mmF2.8 or VCL-ECF1D90 + SIGMA 17-70mm OS HSM Photomatix4.0JPEGHDRTMPGEnc 4.0 XPressPowerDirector9


Snowshoe

02:53 min ( March 25, 2011 by sio2ki)
Views: 1,900 - Rating: 5/5

Snowshoeing in the Urabandai fukushima japan www.acercreation.jp

(Hot spring in Japan)

03:58 min ( October 24, 2008 by bossbitter)
Views: 482 - Rating: 0/5

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Interesting facts about this location

Akimoto Lake

Akimoto Lake (秋元湖) is a lake that is technically classified as a reservoir. It straddles the border of the village of Kitashiobara and the town of Inawashiro, both in the Yama district of Fukushima Prefecture, Japan. Along with Hibara Lake and Onogawa Lake, it forms what is known as the "Inner Bandai Plateau Tri-Lake Formation".

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 37.65, 140.12 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:Dams completed in 1999, Dams in Fukushima Prefecture

Goshiki-numa

, is a cluster of five volcanic lakes situated at the foot of Mount Bandai in the center of the lake district of Bandai-kōgen, Fukushima Prefecture, Japan. Goshiki-numa formed when Mount Bandai erupted on July 15, 1888, destroying dozens of villages and killing approximately 500 people while creating hundreds of lakes and tarns. The eruption completely rearranged the landscape, creating the Bandai-kōgen plateau and damming local rivers.

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Located at 37.65, 140.12 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi away.
Tags:Geography of Fukushima Prefecture, Lakes of Japan, Visitor attractions in Fukushima Prefecture

1888 eruption of Mount Bandai

The 1888 eruption of Mount Bandai was a major volcanic eruption which occurred during the Meiji period of the Empire of Japan. The eruption occurred on July 15, 1888, and pyroclastic flows buried villages on the northern foot of the mountain, and devastated the eastern part of Bandai region, Fukushima Prefecture north of Tokyo. At least 477 people were killed and hundreds more were injured and rendered homeless in what became the worst volcanic disaster in recent Japanese history.

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Located at 37.65, 140.12 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 3 mi away.
Tags:1888 in Japan, 1888 natural disasters, 19th-century volcanic events, Empire of Japan, History of Fukushima Prefecture, Natural disasters in Japan

Lake Hibara

Lake Hibara is a lake located in Yama District, Fukushima, Japan. It is a part of the Bandai-Asahi National Park and is the largest of the lakes in the Bandai-kōgen highlands.

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Located at 37.65, 140.12 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 4 mi away.
Tags:Geography of Fukushima Prefecture, Lakes of Japan, Visitor attractions in Fukushima Prefecture

Yama District, Fukushima

Yama District, Fukushima is a district located in Fukushima, Japan. As of 2008, the district has an estimated population of 31,175 and a density of 31.6 persons per km². The total area is 986.763 km².

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Located at 37.65, 140.12 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 4 mi away.
Tags:Districts in Fukushima Prefecture, Iwashiro Province

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