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Is the Sakaiminato bridge really that steep?

What does Eshima Ohashi Bridge mean?

  • / 35.519167; 133.2 Eshima Ohashi Bridge ( Japanese: 江島大橋, Hepburn: Eshima Ōhashi) is a rigid-frame bridge in Japan that connects Matsue, Shimane Prefecture and Sakaiminato, Tottori Prefecture over Nakaumi lake. It was built from 1997 to 2004, and it is the largest rigid-frame bridge in Japan and the third largest in the world.

How steep is the Nakaumi bridge in Japan?

  • The bridge is still pretty steep though, with a gradient of 5.1 percent on the Tottori Prefecture side and 6.1 percent on the Shimane Prefecture side. The bridge connects two cities, Matsue and Sakaiminato. Lake Nakaumi is one of the largest lakes in Japan and contains brackish water; saltier than fresh water.

What two cities are connected by the Nakaumi bridge?

  • The bridge connects two cities, Matsue and Sakaiminato. Lake Nakaumi is one of the largest lakes in Japan and contains brackish water; saltier than fresh water.

image-Is the Sakaiminato bridge really that steep?
image-Is the Sakaiminato bridge really that steep?
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