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100 Famous Japanese Mountains located in Kanto Area (3)

Mount Tanigawa (谷川岳)
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Again I will introduce 100 famous mountains located in Kanto District, Japan.
Mount Tanigawa (谷川岳, Tanigawa-dake) is a mountain on the border of Gunma Prefecture and Niigata Prefecture in Japan.

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100 Famous Japanese Mountains located in Kanto Area (2)

Mount Kusatsu-Shirane (草津白根山) / in the midwinter
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(Mt. Shirane (白根山 2160m), Shirane Resthouse (草津白根レストハウス which is closed in winter)
and Yumi-ike (弓池 one of crater lakes of Mt. Kusatsu-Shirane))

Again I will introduce 100 famous mountains located in Kanto District, Japan.
Mount Kusatsu-Shirane (草津白根山, Kusatsu Shirane-san) is a 2160 meter active volcano in Kusatsu, Gunma, Japan. It is called Kusatsu Shirane to differentiate it from the Mount Nikko-Shirane on the other side of Gunma Prefecture. The summit of Kusatsu-Shirane volcano, located immediately north of Asama volcano, consists of a series of overlapping pyroclastic cones and three crater lakes.
The largest of these is Yu-gama, an acidic turquoise-colored lake with rafts of yellow sulfur floating on its surface.

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100 Famous Mountains located in Kanto Area, Japam

Mount Akagi (赤城山)
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(Mount Akagi (赤城山))

This time I will introduce 100 famous mountains located in Kanto District, Japan.
Mount Akagi (赤城山, Akagi-yama or Akagi-san) is a major mountain in Gunma Prefecture, Japan. Characterized by long, gentle slopes, the highest point is 1,828 m above sea level. The upper portions of the prefectural road Route 4 approach the top of Mount Akagi.

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100 Famous Mountains located in Tohoku, Japan



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I will introduce again 100 famous mountains located in Tohoku District, Japan.
Mount Zao (蔵王山, Zao-san) is a volcano on the border between Yamagata Prefecture and Miyagi Prefecture in Japan. It consists of a cluster of stratovolcanoes and is the most active volcano in northern Honshu. The central volcano of the group includes several lava domes and a tuff cone, Goshiki-dake, which contains a crater lake named Okama.
Also known as the 'Five Color Pond' (五色沼, goshiki numa) because it changes color depending on the weather, it lies in a crater formed by a volcanic eruption in the 1720s. The lake is 360 metres (1,200 ft) in diameter and 60 m (200 ft) deep, and is one of the major tourist attractions in the area.

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100 Famous Mountains located in Tohoku, Japan

Mount Chokai (鳥海山)
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I will introduce 100 famous mountains located in Tohoku District, Japan.
Mount Chokai(鳥海山, Chokai-san) is the second tallest mountain in the Tohoku region of Japan. It stands on the border of Yamagata and Akita prefectures, and is 2,236m (7,336 ft) tall.
Mount Chokai is regarded as sacred by followers of the Shugendo branch of Shinto and is popular with hikers.

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Cool Japan Guide / Climbing Mount Fuji

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Climbing Mount Fuji (3776 meters), Japan's highest and most prominent mountain, can make for lifelong memories.
The mountain itself may look more attractive from afar than from close up, but the views on clear days and the experience of climbing through the early morning hours among hundreds of equally minded hikers from across the world, are very rewarding.

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MOUNT FUJI(富士山)…100 Famous Japanese Mountains (1)

Regarding Mount Fuji (富士山, Fuji-san), when we, Japanese, come back from abroad and meet again Mount Fuji, many japanese people feel relieved.

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100 Famous Japanese Mountains located in Tohoku (2)

Introduce 100 famous mountains located in Tohoku District in Japan.
Mount Adatara(安達太良山) is a volcano on the island of Honshu in Japan. It is located about 15 km southwest of Fukushima city and east of Mount Bandai(磐梯山). Its last known eruption was in 1996.

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100 Famous Japanese Mountains located in Tohoku (1)

Introduce series No. 2 regarding 100 famous mountains in Japan.
This time I will introduce the mountains located in Tohoku District, northan part in Japan.
Mount Iwaki (岩木山, Iwaki-san) is a mountain located in Aomori Prefecture, Tohoku, Japan. The summit, at 1625m, can be reached only by hiking, but the length of the hike depends on the route.

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100 Famous Japanese Mountains located in Hokkaido

In Hokkaido, northern part of Japan, 9 Mountains are listed up as one of "100 Famous Mountains in Japan". Regarding Hokkaido, you are able to check by Google Map below.

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Japanese Local Mt. Fuji

Do you know ther are many "Mt. Fuji or Mt. xxx Fuji" in Japan.
For example Mount Yōtei (羊蹄山 ,Yōteizan) / Yezo Fuji or Ezo Fuji is an active stratovolcano located in Shikotsu-Toya National Park, Hokkaidō, Japan.

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Mt. Fuji(富士山) Vol. 5

Refer to Aokigahara and transportation to Mt. Fuji is as follows; 

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Mt. Fuji (富士山) Vol. 4

Information regarding climbing Mount Fuji is as follows;
To my regret, I, myself, have no experience of Mt. Fuji climbing by this time. And if I could have a chance to do so, I'll be happy.

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Mt. Fuji (富士山) Vol. 3

Refer to the history of Mt. Fuji.
It is thought that the first ascent was in 663 by an anonymous monk. The summit has been thought of as sacred since ancient times and was forbidden to women until the Meiji Era.

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Mt. FUji (富士山) Vol. 2

Variations of the historical name of Mt. Fuji is as follows;
Fuji-san is sometimes referred to as "Fujiyama" in some Western texts, but this reading is not correct in standard Japanese.

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Mount Fuji (富士山 ,Fuji-san)

Mount Fuji (富士山 ,Fuji-san) is the highest mountain in Japan at 3,776 m (12,388 ft).
Along with Mount Tate and Mount Haku, it is one of Japan's "Three Holy Mountains" (三霊山 Sanreizan). An active volcano that last erupted in 1707–08, Mount Fuji straddles the boundary of Shizuoka and Yamanashi prefectures just west of Tokyo, from which it can be seen on a clear day.

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100 Famous Japanese Mountains located in Western Japan (2)

COOL JAPANESE SCENE / Japanese Scene (23) / Japanese Scene (25)

This time I will introduce also 100 famous Mountains in Japan located in Western Japan.
Mount Aso (阿蘇山, Aso-san) is the largest active volcano in Japan, and is among the largest in the world. It stands in Kumamoto Prefecture, on the island of Kyūshū. Its peak is 1592 m above sea level. Its caldera is 25 km across north to south and 18 km across east to west. The caldera has a circumference of around 120 km (75 miles), although sources vary on the exact distance.

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100 Famous Japanese Mountains located in Chubu Area (6)

This time I will introduce 100 famous mountains in Chubu District, Japan.
Mount Ontake (御嶽山, Ontake-san), also referred to as Mount Kiso Ontake (木曽御嶽山, Kiso Ontake-san), is the second highest volcano in Japan at 3,067 m (10,062 ft), located around 100 km (62 mi) northeast of Nagoya. It is on the borders of Kiso and Otaki, Nagano Prefecture, and Gero,

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100 Famous Japanese Mountains located in Chubu Area (5)

This time I will introduce 100 famous mountains in Chubu District, Japan.
Mount Kumotori (雲取山, Kumotoriyama) stands at the boundary of Tokyo, Saitama, and Yamanashi Prefectures on the island of Honshu, Japan. With an elevation of 2,017 m (6,617 ft), its summit is the highest point in Tokyo. It separates the Okutama Mountains and the Okuchichibu Mountains.

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100 Famous Japanese Mountains located in Chubu Area (4)

This time I will introduce 100 famous mountains in Chubu District, Japan.
Mount Kirigamine(霧ヶ峰) is located in Nagano Prefecture, Japan.
There is an antenna at the top, protected with a sphere of several metres diameter. Most of the mountain is covered in grass with sparse bushes and rocks.
The South and East sides are suitable for gliding with a narrow landing zone in the vicinity of a parking lot and a huge emergency landing at the West side of the mountain.

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