Kankakei Ropeway

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Kankakei Ropeway
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Status Operational
Character Aerial tramway
Location Kankakei (a gorge on Shōdoshima Island) in Shōdoshima, Kagawa, Japan
No. of stations 2
Open 1963
Carrier capacity 40 Passengers per cabin, 2 cabins
Trip duration 5 min
Technical features
Line length 917 m (3,009 ft)
No. of cables 3
Vertical Interval 312 m (1,024 ft)

The Kankakei Ropeway (寒霞渓ロープウェイ, Kankakei Rōpuwei?) is a Japanese aerial lift line in Shōdoshima, Kagawa. This is the only line operated by Shōdoshima Sōgō Kaihatsu (小豆島総合開発?, "Shōdoshima General Development"). The line opened in 1963. It runs through Kankakei, a gorge on Shōdoshima Island. The gorge is known for its unique view, made by diastrophisms and erosions.

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  • Distance: 917 m (3,009 ft)
  • Vertical interval: 312 m (1,024 ft)

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Coordinates: 34°30′55.6″N 134°18′2.1″E / 34.515444°N 134.300583°E / 34.515444; 134.300583