Hibya Park - Tokyo, Japan
Posted by: S5280ft
N 35° 40.455 E 139° 45.473
54S E 387589 N 3948529
Quick Description: A stone placed in Hibya Park by the Japanese Antarctic Research Expedition.
Location: Tokyo, Japan
Date Posted: 2/10/2008 7:54:35 AM
Waymark Code: WM34TK
The text from the plaque states:
This piece of gneiss weighing 150 kg was taken by the Japan Antarctic Research Expedition from Mt. Shintaro (40 m above sea level) in East Ongul Island, which is located 4 km from the Showa Base. The stone was carried back to Japan aboard the Icebreaker Fuji, and placed in Hibya park on April 14, 1966.
Type of Waymark: Off Continent Point of Interest
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