The Story ofMichinoku Gold

Matsuzaka Weir



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A weir channeling water from the Tsubonosawa River to the crop fields of Shinden in order to support the livelihoods of miners working in the declining gold mines. The main channel that stretches about a kilometer from the weir is still in use today.

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undesignated (Historic Site)

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