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Turtle Island

Turtle Island is a very small patch in the middle of the lake where the turtles can sit out and sun themselves. Apparently, the pines on the island symbolize Japanese cranes (tsuru).

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Turtle Island at the Seattle Japanese Garden
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Turtle Island is in the middle of the lake at the Japanese Garden of the Washington Arboretum. According to their brochure, the pines on the island symbolize Japanese cranes. This … More »


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