The Fuji of Haruna
|Surface area||1.15 km2 (0.44 sq mi)|
|Max. depth||12.6 m (41 ft)|
|Shore length1||6 km (3.7 mi)|
|Surface elevation||1,084 m (3,556 ft)|
|1 Shore length is not a well-defined measure.|
Lake Haruna (榛名湖 Haruna-ko?) is a caldera lake. It lies near the summit of Mount Haruna, within the city limits of Takasaki, Gunma Prefecture, Japan. A former name for the lake is Lake Ikaho (伊香保沼 Ikaho-numa?).
Parts of the anime and manga Initial D take place on or around the lake, under the fictional name Lake Akina, as Mount Haruna - named Akina (秋名) in the series - is the location of the tōge where Takumi, the protagonist, wins his first races.
This article incorporates material from the article 榛名湖 (Harunako) in the Japanese Wikipedia, retrieved on March 21, 2008.
- Media related to Lake Haruna at Wikimedia Commons
- 観光社会資本の事例 (Kankō Shakai Shihon no Jirei), Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport
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