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Fuji-gawa river – Japan (3)

Fuji-gawa river - Japan (3)

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Fuji-gawa river, Shizuoka prefecture, Japan. Also called river Fuji or Fuji-kawa, the Fuji-gawa is characterised by a steep slope up to its river mouth associated with heavy sediment load. Fuji-gawa near the river mouth on 2 Nov. 2001. Note the concrete block protecting the bridge piers and the "bullet train" (Shikansen) on the bridge.  

Copyright

Hubert Chanson, Civil Engineering, The University of Queensland, Australia

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