Japanese Whetstone Mines

This is not a complete list of every  single natural whetstone mine in Japan, but it is fairly comprehensive. 

If you know of a mine that you think I should add to this list; 

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Atagoyama - 愛宕山


Hakka - 八箇


Hideriyama - 日照山


Iwatani -  岩谷


Kitsuyama - 木津山


Kouzaki - 神前


Maruoyama - 丸尾山


Mizukihara - 水木原


Nakayama - 中山


Narutaki - 鳴滝 


Ohira - 大平


Okudo - 奥殿


Okunomon - 奥ノ門


Oomura - 大村 


Otoyama - 音羽山


Ozaki - 尾崎


Ozuku - 大突


Saeki - 佐伯


Shoubudani - 菖蒲谷


Shinden - 新田


Shiroto - 城所


Takashima Myokakudani - 高島


Umaji - 馬路山

 

Wakasa - 若狭 

 

Yaginoshima - 八木の嶋


Yuge - 弓削


Kizuyama - 木津山 

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