is at Maisaka that the Tokaido rejoins finally the sea. Originally there
was a strip of land between Lake Hamana and the open ocean, but the
great tidal wave of 1499 washed the land bridge away. So the travelers
had to cross the mouth of the lake by boat.
In the center we see
Imaki Point, a group of rugged peaks that juts out to the sea. Beyond
it, to the right, the white cone of Mount Fuji. Around the rocky shore
are small fishing-boats. To right in foreground we see the sails of