Myoko kogen (Myoko plateau) is one of the best skiing areas in Japan with many ski resorts. This image shows the eaves of an old icicle-clad traditional mud-brick, wood and thatched roof house in deep snow in winter. The area is part of Japan's *yukiguni* (Snow country) which experiences snows several meters deep in winter.


  • Title: Mt. Myoko, Japan
  • Creator: Iraphne R. Childs
  • Date Created: 1974
  • Location: Japan
  • Subject Keywords: Japanese; icicles
  • Rights: Copyright Iraphne R. Childs
  • External Link: QUT Digital Collection
  • QUT Collection: Asia-Pacific Collection, Asia Pacific

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