Mount Amagi ( is a range of 天城山 Amagi-san) volcanic mountains in central Izu Peninsula in Shizuoka Prefecture, Japan, forming the border between Izu City and Higashi-Izu Town. It is also referred to as the Amagi Mountain Range (. 天城連山 Amagi Renzan)
The Amagi mountains have several peaks, the tallest of which are
Bansaburōdake ( at 1,406 metres (4,613 ft), 万三郎岳) Banjirōdake ( at 1,300 metres (4,300 ft), and 万二郎岳) Tōgasayama ( at 1,197 metres (3,927 ft). 遠笠山) [1 ]
There are several hiking routes to the top. Flora in the area include
rhododendrons, Japanese andromeda, and stewartia monadelpha Siebold's beech.
Many ships of the
Imperial Japanese Navy were named after it, including a corvette, a battlecruiser and an aircraft carrier.
Amagi is listed as one of the
100 Famous Japanese Mountains in a book composed in 1964 by mountaineer/ author Kyūya Fukada. [2 ]
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