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Photo: Goshikinuma – Sek Keung Lo / CC BY-NC 2.0

The colorful ponds and lakes in Fukushima, known as Goshikinuma, were created when Mount Bandai erupted over a century ago. Influenced by the volcanic elements and minerals, each body of water has its own distinctive color, these hues intensified by the change of the seasons and can be changed.



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