An octopus pot is actually a trap used for catching an octopus. The creature is lured inside with bait, after which the lid snaps shut.
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A radio left by one of the Yamijima Harbor Facility workers after its closure.
A diary written by an employee of the Yamijima Gold Mining Company.
May 27, 1970 (Showa 45)
Disposed of all the signs protesting development of the harbor.
Delivered a strong warning to the opposition's representative, Ohta Tsuneo.
May 29, 1970 (Showa 45)
There are rumors among the workers of a wildcat that walks on two legs. Could they just be hallucinations brought on by stress from the opposition's activities?
May 30, 1970 (Showa 45)
Arrival of an inspection team from the head office.
They are here to investigate the reason for the severe decline in yield since the beginning of this year.
June 4, 1970 (Showa 45)
Decision from the head office to shut down mining operations in the coming days.
Preparations are underway to shut down Yamijima Harbor as well. The final transport ship is scheduled to depart today.
It's finally time to say goodbye to this island. What a relief! My entire family is glad to be returning to the mainland.
No matter how many apartment complexes they build or recreational facilities they construct, it will be a waste! There's absolutely no reason for anyone to ever settle on this bizarre island!
A protest sign erected by the island residents in opposition to development of Yamijima Harbor.
Don't give in to oppression!
Stand up against the harbor development project!
Don't defile our seas!
Yamijima Conservation Committee
Ohta Tsuneo, Chairman