Mount Asahi (Yamagata)

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Mount Asahi
朝日岳
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Ō-Asahidake
Elevation 1,870 m (6,135 ft)
Listing 100 Famous Japanese Mountains
Translation Mount Rising Run (Japanese)
Location
Mount Asahi is located in Japan
Mount Asahi
Mount Asahi
Yamagata, Tōhoku, Japan
Range Asahi
Coordinates 38°15′38″N 139°55′20″E / 38.26056°N 139.92222°E / 38.26056; 139.92222Coordinates: 38°15′38″N 139°55′20″E / 38.26056°N 139.92222°E / 38.26056; 139.92222
Climbing
First ascent Ridge
Easiest route Hiking

Mount Asahi (朝日岳 Asahidake?) is a mountain located on the border of Yamagata Prefecture with Niigata Prefecture, in northern Japan. It is part of the Asahi Mountain Range, which is part of Bandai-Asahi National Park. The mountain has a peak Ō-Asahidake (大朝日岳?) with a height of 1,870 metres (6,140 ft) which is wholly within Yamagata Prefecture, and a secondary peak Ko-Asahidake (小朝日岳?) with a height of 1,648 metres (5,407 ft) to the northeast. Another peak in the same range, Nishi-Asahidake (西朝日岳?) to the northwest has a height of 1,814 metres (5,951 ft).

It is one of the mountains described in Kyūya Fukada's book 100 Famous Japanese Mountains.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Fukada, Kyūya (1978). 日本百名山 (Nihon hyaku meizan) (Kaihan. ed.). Tōkyō: Shinchōsha. pp. 98–102. ISBN 978-4-10-122002-4.