Mount Haku (Hyōgo)

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For Mount Haku in the Chūbu region, see Mount Haku.
Mount Haku
白山
Mount Hakusan Nishiwaki.jpg
Top of Mt. Haku June 2007
Elevation 510 m (1,670 ft)[1]
Prominence 142 m (466 ft)[2]
Parent peak Mount Myōken (妙見山?)
Listing List of mountains and hills of Japan by height
Translation White Mountain (Japanese)
Pronunciation Japanese: [haꜜku̥saɴ]
Location
Location Nishiwaki, Hyōgo Prefecture, Japan
Range Chūgoku Mountains
Coordinates 35°2′50″N 135°1′19″E / 35.04722°N 135.02194°E / 35.04722; 135.02194Coordinates: 35°2′50″N 135°1′19″E / 35.04722°N 135.02194°E / 35.04722; 135.02194
Topo map Geographical Survey Institute, 25000:1 谷川, 50000:1 篠山

Mount Haku (白山 Haku-san?) is a mountain in Nishiwaki, Hyōgo Prefecture, Japan. This mountain is one of the Hyōgo 50 Mountains.

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Mount Haku is a mountain in the Chūgoku Mountains. The name Hakusan is from the name of the shrine, "Hakusan Gongen," which was on the top of the mountain. The Hakusan Gongen was a branch of a sect of Shinto, whose center is on the top of Mount Haku with the same name, on the border of Ishikawa, Fukui and Gifu prefectures. Mount Haku was a center of Shugendō in this region, and Sogon-ji on the foot of the mountain was a place for worship to this mountain

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  1. ^ Geographical Survey Institute map 25000:1 谷川, last access 19 May 2008.
  2. ^ Geographical Survey Institute map 25000:1 谷川, last access 19 May 2008.