Mount Karakuni

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Mount Karakuni
Kirishima Karakunidake 2.jpg
Mount Karakuni, September 2008
Elevation 1,700 m (5,600 ft)[1]
Mount Karakuni is located in Japan
Mount Karakuni
Mount Karakuni
Kagoshima Prefecture - Miyazaki Prefecture, Japan
Coordinates 31°56′03″N 130°51′42″E / 31.93417°N 130.86167°E / 31.93417; 130.86167Coordinates: 31°56′03″N 130°51′42″E / 31.93417°N 130.86167°E / 31.93417; 130.86167

Karakunidake (韓国岳?) or Mount Karakuni (1700m) is a mountain in Kagoshima and Miyazaki Prefectures, Japan. It is part of Kirishima-Yaku National Park.[2][1] In early modern times it was thought you could see South Korea from the peak, but you can't.

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  1. ^ a b "Kirishima-Yaku National Park". Natural Parks Foundation. Retrieved 24 March 2011. 
  2. ^ "Introducing places of interest: Kirishima-Yaku National Park". Ministry of the Environment. Retrieved 24 March 2011.