Taiji Town

太地町

この地図の作成に当たっては、国土地理院長の承認を得て、同院発行の2万5千分の1地形図を使用した。(承認番号 平25情使、第72-GISMAP32551号)

Diapir of Banmachinose Coast

Diapir of Banmachinose Coast

The one by which the rock which includes mud underground suits deeply much (pelitic rock) interrupted an upper stratum while liquefying it by a rise of groundwater pressure and taking the surrounding stratum in, (as mud diapiric fold), but it’s seen. It’s thought that a rise of groundwater pressure has happened by thrust (the reverse fault which is low-angle) movement by depression of a plate.

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Kajitori-zaki Point

Kajitori-zaki Point

The cliff a sandstone layer of Kumano Group makes is the cape stuck out to Kumano-nada. A flat face formed an interglacial period 120-130 thousand years ago could lift a coastal terrace following this cape to altitude 60m by protuberance with a disastrous earthquake in Nankai-trough. A scar of sedimentary structure and hydrothermal activity and trace fossil can be observed at a coast under the cape. A ship through the offing, this cape, it’s said that they took a steering wheel as a mark. The one of “Yamami” which commanded a fleet of ancient rite whaling.

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Tomyo-zaki Point

Tomyo-zaki Point

A sandstone layer of Kumano Group is the cape a made cliff stuck out to Kumano-nada. A coastal terrace is spread in the back like Kajitori-zaki Point. There was first paper-covered lamp system lighthouse using” whale oil in Japan. It’s also transmitted with the place where Kibino Makibi who was a kentou deputy envoy drifted. The one of “Yamami” which commanded a fleet of ancient rite whaling.

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Rock Gate of Wada

Rock Gate of Wada

A grotto in Wada was called Iwato (cough gate) traditionally at the cave in the stratum toward which Kumano Group inclined loosely. It’s on Kiizoku-Fudoki with “Rocky cavern in Wada End Isobe of a village has that. A mountain is clipped and the shape of the TE gate is made.” It was a private postern of an ancestor of ancient rite whaling and Wada person in Taiji. Mr. Wada kept the residence where 4 or 5 sentsubo is also inside this.