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Conglomerate of MinamotozawaGeosite 32

Conglomerate of Minamotozawa

Basic points

The valley where Minamotozawa is located in a region with an extended stratum that was deposited approximately 130 million to 100 million years in the past during the age of dinosaurs. Kenji Miyazawa, who is a prominent Japanese poet and a writer of children’s literature, visited this place during his geological excursion in Chichibu in 1916.
Bus: Take the Seibu Kanko Bus bound for Ogano Shako/Kurio from Seibu Railway Seibu-Chichibu Station or Chichibu Railway Chichibu Station. Get off at Ogano Yakuba and transfer to the bus bound for Sakamoto. Get off at Kurotake and walk for around 10 minutes.
Sites nearby/Base facility
33:Limestone Rock Cliff of Mount Futago31:Inuki Discordance30:Kannon-in Temple (Chichibu Pilgrimage Temple No. 31) and Iwadono Sawaishi


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