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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mount_Fuji

Mount Fuji located on Honshu Island, is the highest mountain in Japan at 3,776.24 m (12,389 ft). It is an active stratovolcano that last erupted in 1707–1708 , Mount Fuji lies about 100 kilometres (60 mi) south-west of Tokyo, and can be seen from there on a clear day. Mount Fuji's exceptionally symmetrical cone, which is ...

www.nationalgeographic.org/media/mount-fuji

Dec 6, 2011 ... Background Info; Fast Facts; Explore More; Vocabulary; Background Info. Mount Fuji is a symbol of Japan. The mountain contributes to Japan's physical, cultural, and spiritual geography. Mount Fuji is the tallest mountain in Japan, standing at 3,776 meters (12,380 feet). It is an active volcano, sitting on a ...

www.britannica.com/place/Mount-Fuji

Mount Fuji, Japanese Fuji-san, also spelled Fujisan, also called Fujiyama or Fuji no Yama, highest mountain in Japan. It rises to 12,388 feet (3,776 metres) near the Pacific Ocean coast in Yamanashi and Shizuoka ken (prefectures) of central Honshu, about 60 miles (100 km) west of the Tokyo-Yokohama metropolitan area .

www.volcanodiscovery.com/fuji.html

Feb 4, 2013 ... Mount Fuji (Fuji-san, 富士山 in Japanese) is the highest volcano and highest peak in Japan and considered one of the 3 Holy Mountains (along with Mount Tate and Mount Haku). Fuji is a perfect, beautiful stratovolcano about 60 miles south-west of Tokyo, with an exceptionally symmetrical shape making it ...

kidskonnect.com/geography/mount-fuji

Mount Fuji is the highest mountain in Japan and one of the most famous in the world. It is an active volcano and is listed as a Special Place of Scenic Beauty by the Japanese Government. See the fact file below for more information on Mount Fuji: • Mount Fuji is located on Honshu Island, Japan, near the Pacific Coast.

www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Mount_Fuji

Contents. [hide]. 1 Geography; 2 Geology; 3 Name. 3.1 Variations; 3.2 Etymology. 4 History; 5 Climbing Mount Fuji; 6 Aokigahara; 7 Pollution Problem and World Heritage Status; 8 Future volcanic activity; 9 Notes; 10 References; 11 External links; 12 Credits ...

www.japan-guide.com/e/e2172.html

Another easy way to view Mount Fuji is from the train on a trip between Tokyo and Osaka. If you take the shinkansen from Tokyo in direction of Nagoya, Kyoto and Osaka, the best view of the mountain can be enjoyed from around Shin-Fuji Station on the right hand side of the train, about 40-45 minutes into the journey.

volcano.oregonstate.edu/fuji

View of Fuji from the Bullet Train. The crater on the flank was created by the 1707 eruption . Photograph courtesy of Mike Lyvers. Mount Fuji is the archetype of the stratovolcano and probably rivals Vesuvius for the best-know volcano. The volcano rises about 3,500 m above the surrounding plain. Fuji has erupted at least 16 ...

www.jnto.go.jp/eng/regional/shizuoka/fujisan_shizuoka.html

At the foot of Mt.Fuji is Fujisan Hongu Sengen Taisha Shrine, the headquarters of 1300 Sengen Jinja Shrines in Japan, worshipped by the early climbers before climbing up. In May, "Yabusame Festival", the Japanese samurai performance with bows and arrows on the horse, is traditionally held in this shrine. You can also ...