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Shiraishi Island

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Shiraishi Island

View from a hill of Shiraishi Island

Shiraishi Island (白石島 Shiraishi-jima) is an island in the Inland Sea of Japan and is considered part of the municipality of Kasaoka, Okayama Prefecture. It is one of six inhabited islands in the Kasaoka Islands, a chain of islands most easily reached from the port city of Kasaoka on Japan's main island, Honshū.

External links

  • Shiraishi International Villa
  • (English) Audio interview with Shiraishi Island resident about life on Shiraishi Island
  • Washington Post article
  • blog article with pictures about Shiraishi Island - in French

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