Kanayama Megaliths Guidebook has been published! 

Kanayama Megaliths Research Center has published its guidebook — in full color!

Iwaya-Iwakage of Kanayama Megaliths

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As you know, the Kanayama Megaliths are the home of an extremely accurate solar calendar. This guidebook,

GUIDE TO JOMON SOLAR OBSERVATION AT KANAYAMA MEGALITHS

by Yoshiki Kobayashi and Shiho Tokuda, Sangokan, Japan, 2016

was published in September 2016, and has already sold out its first printing at Amazon Japan. Its 72 pages are in full color and lavishly illustrated with Tokuda’s photos, charts, and illustrations. The book takes the reader to all three of the Kanayama Megalith sites: Higashi-no-yama, Senkoku-ishi, and Iwaya-Iwakage, and through all the seasons. The solar calendar of the Jomon who made this megalithic astronomic observatory is explained. Even the recently-analyzed leap-year cycle of 128 years is described. The back cover is the observational solar calendar. It shows at a glance the observations that take place at a given date at each of the three sites. This guidebook is immensely valuable to the many visitors at Kanayama…

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