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Niitsu Oil Field Outcrop

The outcrop is located at the foot of mountain from which oil were produced before Edo era(before 1600) until Heisei era.  The outcrop shows layers of sandstone that oil distills and mudstone that formed 6~4 Million years ago. There is a small museum "Petroleum Museum" where we can learn about oil production the oil field history of this area. (2017.July)



Kanazu, Akiha-ku, Niigata-shi, Niigata


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