70,000 Year Gallery of the Suigetsu Varves


Full-size varve samples excavated from the lake bed reaching as long as 45 meters are displayed like a beautiful stained glass. Their view is simply overwhelming. You will find yourself tracing back to 70,000 years ago watching rows of varve samples.

They are illuminated by backlight so that the layers of varves can be discerned clearly. So, the rows of illuminated varves look like a stained glass.