• The Okinawa Times

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Pumice stones, which have drifted ashore in Okinawa Prefecture after an undersea eruption last summer, have become something of a fixture of the coastal landscape. But luckily, they won’t be around forever.

Experts say that the drifting of pumice stones from the Fukutoku-Okanoba underwater volcano in the Ogasawara Islands has already passed its peak and is likely to stop entirely between April and June.

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