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Oto-Zan(Mt.Oto)and Oto-Sabaku(Oto Desert)

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Mt. Oto occupies half of Hiroshima Island. Near the summit is the Oto Desert, a dry aerial garden of sand-like decomposed granite soil, dotted with granite boulders.Tradition says that there was once a splendid temple in this area.However, all the buildings were lost by fire and there is nothing left at present.
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