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Don Pedro-Lorenzo
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wow...these islands look really great especially ogasawara! (you live also in nouméa(the french new caledonia), so i guess you speak french too? :) )
 

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onmyoji said:
Can you please tell me what is that monument under the sea??
No one don't know what it is.
This is very famous in Japan.
Some theories exist.


1. Ancient ruins constructed in B.C 8000
If it is truth, this ruins would be the oldest all over the world.
Some say that this is ruins of MU empire.. ;)

2. ruins of ancient quarry

3. a natural phenomenon

4. ruins constructed in middle age


Do you think what it is ?
 

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EtherealCat said:
Yonaguni Island
i've noticed in the middle a statue which looks like easter island's moais. so i think it's may be a anciant polynesian civilization's relict. (or "mo" civilization)

 

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I saw the history of Yonaguny in Discovery channel and some times they repeat again the programe, the monument looks in fact made by man :yes:
 

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great islands

Yonaguni Island looks fascinating...
 

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Ishigaki island(石垣島) and Yaeyam island
http://www.city.ishigaki.okinawa.jp/en/
yaeyama(八重山)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yaeyama_Islands













Taiwan from Yaeyam






kohama island








Ishigaki beer


























Tōjinbaka (唐人墓), Tōjin no haka stop on the Kabira Resort Line. This ornately decorated Chinese-style "Tang People's Grave" commemorates the sorry fate of some 400 Hokkien Chinese coolies, who mutinied and ran aground on Ishigaki on their way to California. Pursued by the English navy, those captured were killed, so many headed into the mountains where they starved or committed suicide, and only a lucky few were taken under the wing of friendly locals and protected
http://wikitravel.org/en/Ishigaki






Taketomi island
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Taketomi





Post office
















Iriomote island
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Iriomote













japanese army shelter







Kohama island













Yaeyama dialect..
Is this Japanese language?LOL



Yakama islandunpopulated island











Kuro-jima island黒島
http://ja.wikipedia.org/wiki/黒島_(沖縄県竹富町)






















Hateruma island
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hateruma
it is the southern-most inhabited island in Japan












Hateruma elementary school













Hatoma island
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hatoma























Panari island











Yonaguni island
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yonaguni

The seabed contains what appear to be ruins of a previous glacial age and traces of terrestrial flora, fauna and stalactites that form only on the surface. These suggest that these ruins might be more than 3,000 to 10,000 years old, which would make them the world's oldest.








ishigaki island














Eisa (dance)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eisa_(dance)



Mohyah

 
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