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As a general rule, the text, photos, illustrations, images, etc. on this site are copyright the Kirishima Geopark Council. Excluding lawful private use, these may not be used without express permission.

For inquiries regarding permission to use copyright items from this site, please contact the Kirishima Geopark Council.


There may be times this site has typographical errors or fails to display things correctly due to technical errors. The Kirishima Geopark Council takes no responsibility for damage caused by this site.

Please understand in advance that the contents and URLs of this site may change or disappear without notice. No responsibility will be taken for loss caused for any reason whatsoever by the change or deletion of contents or the suspension or termination of this site.

Publication in magazines, books, etc.

In the event that information from this site is to be used in a publication, please contact the Kirishima Geopark Council in advance.

Linking to this site

You are generally free to link to this site however you wish. It is not necessary to email us in advance for permission. Please be aware file names for pages other than the front page may change without notice. When posting a link, please make it clear that it is a link to the Kirishima Geopark website.

However, you may be asked to remove your link if it is deemed by the administrator to be inappropriate such as when used with ill intent or when the linking page is unlawful or offensive to public order and morals.