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60th Anniversary Series

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"60th Anniversary Series of the Enforcement of the Local Autonomy Tokushima Prefecture"
Date of Issue: 15th June 2015

60th Anniversary Series of the Enforcement of the Local Autonomy Tokushima Prefecture stamp sheet

 

 

  1. Ōnaruto Bridge, whirling waves, Awa dance and flowers of sudachi (Japanese citrus fruit).
    The Ōnaruto Bridge crosses the Naruto Strait. It is connecting the cties Naruto (Tokushima Prefecture) with Kobe (Hyōgo Prefecture).
    (suspension bridge / completed in 1985 / main span of 876 metres)
  2. Awa ningyo joururi (japanese puppet theatre).
  3. Yoshinogawa Bridge & Mt. Bizan (277 m) in Tokushima city.
    The Yoshinogawa Bridge crosses the Yoshino River and connects Ohjin-cho and Kami Suketo-cho in Tokushima city. (truss bridge / 1071 metres long / opened 1928)
  4. Kazura-bridge of Iya Valley.
    The bridge (Kazura Bashi) over a canyon is made of Actinidia auguta (a kind of kiwi vine). It is 45 meters long, 2 meters wide and is suspended 15 meters above the river. It is located in NishiIyayamamura Imakubo.
  5. Ohama coast and turtle.
    The island behind is known as Tate Island. Ohama Coast is a beach located in Hiwasaura of Minami-cho (Kaifu District) It was designated as a national monument under the name "Spawning Ground and Sea Turtles of Ohama Beach" on August 16, 1967.

Illustration:
Awa Dance.

 

 

 

  1. Ōnaruto Bridge, whirling waves, Awa dance and flowers of sudachi (Japanese citrus fruit).
    The Ōnaruto Bridge crosses the Naruto Strait. It is connecting the cties Naruto (Tokushima Prefecture) with Kobe (Hyōgo Prefecture).
    (suspension bridge / completed in 1985 / main span of 876 metres)
  2. Awa ningyo joururi (japanese puppet theatre).
  3. Yoshinogawa Bridge & Mt. Bizan (277 m) in Tokushima city.
    The Yoshinogawa Bridge crosses the Yoshino River and connects Ohjin-cho and Kami Suketo-cho in Tokushima city. (truss bridge / 1071 metres long / opened 1928)
  4. Kazura-bridge of Iya Valley.
    The bridge (Kazura Bashi) over a canyon is made of Actinidia auguta (a kind of kiwi vine). It is 45 meters long, 2 meters wide and is suspended 15 meters above the river. It is located in NishiIyayamamura Imakubo.
  5. Ohama coast and turtle.
  6. The island behind is known as Tate Island. Ohama Coast is a beach located in Hiwasaura of Minami-cho (Kaifu District) It was designated as a national monument under the name "Spawning Ground and Sea Turtles of Ohama Beach" on August 16, 1967.

Illustration:
Awa Dance.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
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