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CJ47 A Small Island of Seashells 貝殻島

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This small island in Chiba Prefecture is made entirely of white seashells, which was accumulated and formed naturally. At low tide it's about the size of a soccer field. It's a mountain of seashells as far as the eye can see. Many are Tokyo Bay clam shells.

Keyword: seashell, shell, island, Chiba, Funabashi, clam, Tokyo, Bay

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