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Remains of man in armour found at 'Pompeii of Japan'

There are 5 comments on the The Straits Times story from Dec 17, 2012, titled Remains of man in armour found at 'Pompeii of Japan'. In it, The Straits Times reports that:

This handout picture taken by Gunma Archaeological Research Foundation on Nov 30, 2012 and received on Dec 18, 2012 shows a well-preserved body of a sixth-century man in a suit of armor , found at the Kanai Higashiura dig in Shibukawa city in Gunma prefecture, 110km north of Tokyo.

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“Geologist [I'm Climate Change]”

Since: Mar 07

formerly Nuneaton

#1 Dec 19, 2012
Impressive.

The name of the volcano was not given though.

Asama is a possible candidate,(on record for a high death toll and burial of several villages) but it may be another volcano in Tohoku.

May see similar when Tohoku arc begins ro recompress following Rebound/long duration, mercalli X event of 2011 (relaxeation of crust + bloody great big tsunami). Likely @ Iwate & also Towada.

Will keep watching that space.

Have a nice day: Ag
SpaceBlues

Houston, TX

#2 Dec 19, 2012
Shibukawa is located at a central point (36°29′ N, 139°00′ E) of the Japanese Archipelago and is thus known as the Bellybutton of Japan (日本& #12398;お&#12408 ;そ, nihon no oheso). The city encompasses an area of 240.42 kmē.

To the west is Mount Haruna, and to the east is Mount Akagi. To the north are Mount Onoko and Mount Komochi. The Tone River flows from the north (between Mount Akagi and Mt. Komochi) southward through the city, while the Agatsuma River flows from the west (between Mt. Onoko and Mount Haruna), merging with the Tone River near the center of the city.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shibukawa,_Gunma

“Geologist [I'm Climate Change]”

Since: Mar 07

formerly Nuneaton

#3 Jan 7, 2013
SpaceBlues wrote:
Shibukawa is located at a central point (36°29′ N, 139°00′ E) of the Japanese Archipelago and is thus known as the Bellybutton of Japan (日本& #12398;お&#12408 ;そ, nihon no oheso). The city encompasses an area of 240.42 kmē.
To the west is Mount Haruna, and to the east is Mount Akagi. To the north are Mount Onoko and Mount Komochi. The Tone River flows from the north (between Mount Akagi and Mt. Komochi) southward through the city, while the Agatsuma River flows from the west (between Mt. Onoko and Mount Haruna), merging with the Tone River near the center of the city.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shibukawa,_Gunma
Thanks for the info.

Causative volcano will either be Haruna or Akagi.

Have a nice day: Ag
SpaceBlues

Hockley, TX

#4 Jan 7, 2013
Adrian Godsafe MSc wrote:
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Thanks for the info.
Causative volcano will either be Haruna or Akagi.
Have a nice day: Ag
You, too. Is it possible to nail the cause on one of them?

Iron arbor, a suicide in hot ash.

Ohh happy New year.

“Geologist [I'm Climate Change]”

Since: Mar 07

formerly Nuneaton

#5 Jan 9, 2013
SpaceBlues wrote:
<quoted text>You, too. Is it possible to nail the cause on one of them?
Iron arbor, a suicide in hot ash.
Ohh happy New year.
In the article the ex jap was facing the volcano that killed him.

If the article writers named the mountain it would nail down the culprit pat.

This one being a sad case of ommission of obvious detail in the reportage.

Have a nice day: Ag

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