#485: Lake Saroma (Semiweekly-pedia of Japan)


#485: Lake Saroma (category: lake)

Lake Saroma

Lake Saroma is the largest lake in Hokkaido (refer to #061). Also, the lake is the third largest in Japan, after Lake Biwa (refer to #483) and Lake Kasumigaura (refer to #484).

Originally, it was a lagoon, which was eventually separated from the Sea of Okhotsk. Now, the lake is included in Abashiri Quasi-national Park. It is said that it became a lake about 1,000 years ago.

Lake Saroma Japan

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