Awajishima Island

Awajishima Island
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Awajishima Island
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The island is separated from Honshu by the Akashi Strait and from Shikoku by the Naruto Strait. Since April 5, 1998 it has been connected to Kobe on Honshu by the Akashi-Kaikyo Bridge, the longest suspension bridge in the world Since its completion the Kobe Awaji Naruto Expressway across the island has been the main eastern land link between Honshû and Shikoku. The Naruto whirlpools form in the strait between Naruto, Tokushima and Awaji.

The Nojima Fault, responsible for the 1995 Great Hanshin earthquake, cuts across the island. A section of the fault was protected and turned into the Nojima Fault Preservation Museum in the Hokudancho Earthquake Memorial Park to show how the movement in the ground cut across roads, hedges and other installations. Outside of this protected area the fault zone is less visible. The Onaruto Bridge Memorial Museum and the Uzushio Science Museum are located near Fukura.

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