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Name
Tarumi-no-taki
Address
Sosogi, Machino-machi, Wajima City
Category
Natural landscape
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This waterfall with a drop of 30m is located almost on the border between the cities of Wajima and Suzu. It gushes down into the Sea of Japan from a steep cliff. During the harsh winter, because of the stormy northwesterly winds, water gets blown back up the waterfall instead of falling down, a phenomenon that gives the waterfall its other name, “Fukiage-no-taki.” For a long time, the way the water goes up toward the sky has been compared to a white dragon going up into the clouds. Near Tarumi-no-taki, foamy waves called “Nami-no-hana” are seen in the winter. The secretion of phytoplankton causes this phenomenon
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