Mount Fuppushi

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Mount Fuppushi
風不死岳
Lake Shikotsu Mt Fuppushi02n4272.jpg
a view from Lake Shikotsu
Elevation 1,102.6 m (3,617 ft)[1]
Listing List of mountains and hills of Japan by height
Location
Location Hokkaidō, Japan
Range Nasu Volcanic Zone
Coordinates 42°43′1″N 141°21′32″E / 42.71694°N 141.35889°E / 42.71694; 141.35889Coordinates: 42°43′1″N 141°21′32″E / 42.71694°N 141.35889°E / 42.71694; 141.35889
Topo map Geographical Survey Institute (国土地理院 Kokudochiriin?) 25000:1 風不死岳, 25000:1 樽前山, 50000:1 樽前山
Geology
Type Stratovolcano
Age of rock Holocene
Volcanic arc/belt Northeastern Japan Arc

Mount Fuppushi (風不死岳 Fuppushi-dake?) is dormant[2] volcano located in Shikotsu-Toya National Park in Hokkaidō, Japan. It sits adjacent to Mount Tarumae and opposite Mount Eniwa. Mount Fuppushi is on the south shore of Lake Shikotsu, the caldera lake that spawned the volcanoes.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Geographical Survey Institute website, 25000:1 maps 風不死岳 and 樽前山
  2. ^ Paul Hunt, Hiking in Japan: An Adventurer's Guide to the Mountain Trails, pg. 179
  3. ^ "Shikotsu". Global Volcanism Program. Smithsonian Institution.