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Essay 1164 on 峡 (ravine, gorge; strait) Is Now Up

Essay 1164 on 峡 (ravine, gorge; strait) is now up and available for purchase. Here's a preview:

In a nation of islands separated by straits that can be dangerously rough, geography is a vivid reality. The most common 峡 word by far is 海峡 (strait), so this photo-studded essay mainly looks at significant Japanese straits and at the bridges, whirlpools, and important events associated with them. You will emerge from this essay with a much sharper sense of Japanese geography!


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