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Kodomari (小泊村) is a village located in Kitatsugaru District in western Aomori Prefecture, Japan where many Tsugaru Channel swimmers start on their channel swims on Kodomari Cape (Benten-zaki or Benten Cape or 弁天崎 in Japanese), with the goal to finish on Hokkaido at Shirakami Misaki.
Kodomari is located in far northwest corner of Tsugaru Peninsula facing the Sea of Japan and Tsugaru Channel. Kodomari has an estimated population of 4,000.
The Kodomari Route is one of two channel crossing routes used by swimmers. It starts at Kodomari Benten Cape and finishes at Shirakami Misaki on Hokkaido.
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