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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) and 7th-highest mountain on an island. 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 ...

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 .

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.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 ...

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 ...

primaryfacts.com/3520/mount-fuji-facts-and-information

Jan 22, 2014 ... Here are some facts about Mount Fuji. Mount Fuji is the highest mountain in Japan, at 3,776 metres. It is located on the island of Honshu, about 100 km from Tokyo and is visible from the city on clear days. Partly because of its symmetrical cone, it has become a symbol of the country. It has been featured in ...

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

Mt. Fuji is 3,776 meters high and is the highest mountain in Japan, situated at the border of two prefectures, Shizuoka and Yamanashi. .... Information. Directions: From Tokyo: 45 min to Mishima Station by JR Tokaido Shinkansen "Hikari", and 2h to the 5th Station of Mt. Fuji by bus. Or 1h 10min to Shin-Fuji Station by JR ...

volcano.si.edu/volcano.cfm?vn=283030

Based on information from JMA, VRC reported that 67 earthquakes occurred at Mt. Fuji on 30 April, which was the highest number since 53 earthquakes occurred on 18 December 2000. Activity had been relatively low since January 2001. During 3-9 May ~130 predominately low-frequency earthquakes occurred that were ...