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Paradisical beach of a Japanese tropical island

Aharen Beach, Tokashiki Island, Okinawa, Japan

 

Tokashiki Island belongs to the Kerama Island group which is known for some of the world's clearest waters with 50-60m visibility.

The islands of Okinawa Prefecture including the Kerama Islands are known as one of the world's best diving destinations, having a number of coral species and marine lives as large as those in the Great Barrier Reef. Over 400 types of corals, 5 types of sea turtles, manta rays, whale sharks and many kinds of tropical fish species all live around the islands of Okinawa Prefecture.

 

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Taken on November 29, 2008