Since the sandbar protruded perpendicularly from the land, or horizontally when viewed from the sea, it was called a "horizontal beach" . The brilliant Minato Mirai area, wonderful Yamashita Park, exotic Chinatown, the sophisticated Motomachi shopping street, the historical Yamate district, and the relaxed and friendly Noge; these areas and much, much more are all part of the wonder of Yokohama. The city's tram and trolleybus system was abolished in , the same year as the opening of the first line of Yokohama Municipal Subway. The total area was In , a British merchant, Samuel Cocking , built the city's first power plant. Thus, Kanagawa is a multi-faceted prefecture, with everything from abundant nature to a near-futuristic urban complex. Many foreigners died or left Yokohama at those times and many were buried in the Foreigner's Cemetery here in Yokohama.