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Hiking in Japan's tropical rainforest jungle, Iriomote Island, Yaeyama

Tropical rainforest, Iriomote Island, Okinawa, Japan


Iriomote Island is the second largest island of Okinawa. Largely undeveloped, 90% of the island is covered by dense jungle.


Iriomote Island belongs to the Yaeyama Island group which boasts of paradisical beaches, untouched tropical rainforests, lush mangrove rivers and one of the world's largest healthy coral reef systems.


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Taken on July 27, 2006