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What is the highest mountain in Japan?

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Mount Fuji is the tallest mountain in Japan, at 12,380 feet. The peak is located on the island of Honshu, close enough to the city of Tokyo to be constantly in view of the world's most populated city. Mount Fuji, also known as Mt. Fujiyama, has a famous conic shape.

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What is the highest mountain in Japan?
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Mount Fuji stands at the centerpiece of Japanese art and culture, from ancient woodblocking pieces to modern-day paintings and photographs. The mountain has long been revered for its nearly perfect conic shape. Japan boasts a mountainous terrain and is home to several peaks over 10,000 feet, including Mount Kita, Mount Hotaka, Mount Yari, Mount Ontake and Mount Aino.


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