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Yaeyama's Natural Almanac

Yaeyama's Natural Almanac

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Books about the four seasons of Yaeyama

The author, who worked at the meteorological observatory for about 40 years, has re-edited about 100 articles about the nature of Yaeyama that he contributed to local newspapers, Information Yaima, and other publications.
This book is a compact seasonal almanac that combines a wealth of data and photographs to provide a comprehensive look at the weather and phenomena for each month and season.
The reference section includes the Yaeyama "Biological Calendar" (including the flowering times of flowers and the first sightings of fireflies and swallows, etc.) and Ishigakijima's "Climate Table" (monthly extreme values ​​of meteorological elements and daily average temperatures), both provided by the Ishigakijima Meteorological Observatory.
It contains information on "Okinawa's ancient words about winds" and "Nakanokami Island." You can keep it close at hand and use it as a reading material or tool to become familiar with the rich nature of Yaeyama.

Author: Hiroo Ohnaka
Specifications: B6 size, soft cover, 130 pages Publisher: Nanzansha

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