140°30´ east longitude, 36°0´ north latitiude [ map ]
Personal relationship of donor
Exchange of scientific specimens
Historical relevance of location
Sea-level variations have left recent marine sediments along the coasts of Japan.
Geological relevance of location
Marine sand from a time when the sea level was higher than it is today.
Classification of the earth
sand rich in shells
Geoscientific Collections Section of the Federal Institute for Geosciences and Natural Resources,
Geological Survey of Lower Saxony,