Abashiri is a city on the northeastern coast of the Japanese island of Hokkaido. It’s known for drift ice in the Sea of Okhotsk, explained in the Okhotsk Ryūhyō Museum on Mount Tento. The city and nearby lakes are part of Abashiri Quasi-National Park. Near Lake Tōfutsu, Koshimizu Gensei-kaen is a wildflower preserve. The Hokkaido Museum of Northern Peoples introduces native Ainu culture and other northern peoples.