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14th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Travel
A snowy day in Nagano City.

Snowfalls turns the Zenko-ji Temple complex into a winter wonderland. The western side of Honshu Island, Japan experiences some of the heaviest snowfall in the world. Moisture carried across the Sea of Japan from the Siberian mainland falls as snow on the Japanese Alps.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 12.2014
Date Uploaded: 11.2016
Photo Location: Nagano City, Japan
Camera: Canon EOS 700D
Copyright: © Derrick Koo