Tag: Sea of Japan

Swimming Along The Sea Of Japan

Courtesy of Ine Town Tourisam Association, Kyoto Prefecture, Japan. In preparation for our 42 km swim across Lake Biwa near Kyoto, Japan, we often traveled to the coastline along the Sea of Japan for training. One of the places we traveled to was the Norose Coast where we swam in Ine Bay because it closely replicated the conditions of Lake Biwa. We

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Where The Earth Is Not Flat

Back in 1988-1989 when we were researching the Tsugaru Channel together with the engineers who helped design the Seikan Tunnel that goes underneath the Tsugaru Channel, we were told that the sea level of the Sea of Japan (on the west side of the channel) is higher than the sea level of the Pacific Ocean (on the east side of the channel). How strange, we

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