Mount Ashitaka facts for kids

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View of the extinct volcano Ashitakayama
View of the extinct volcano Ashitakayama, woodblock print by Hiroshige

Mount Ashitaka (愛鷹山 Ashitakayama) is a Japanese volcano in the area south-east of Mount Fuji. It is 1,457 meters high.

History

Mount Ashitaka erupted in the mid-Pleistocene epoch. It last erupted about 100,000 years ago. It is an extinct volcano.

Gallery

View of Mt Ashitaka in the middle front and Mt Fuji in the rear as seen from Jukkoku Pass

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