Mount Ōdaigahara

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Ōdaigahara-san
大台ケ原
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Mount Odaigahara from Mount Hakkyo (2008 September)
Highest point
Elevation 1,695 m (5,561 ft)
Coordinates 34°07′N 136°02′E / 34.11°N 136.03°E / 34.11; 136.03
Geography
Location Mie and Nara, Japan

Ōdaigahara-san or Ōdaigahara-yama (大台ヶ原山), also Hinode-ga-take or Hide-ga-take (日出ヶ岳) is a mountain in the Daikō Mountain Range and on the border between the prefectures of Mie and Nara, Japan. The mountain is the highest in Mie. In 1980 an area of 36,000 hectares in the region of Mount Ōdaigahara and Mount Ōmine was designated a UNESCO Man and the Biosphere Reserve.[1]

The mountain was also selected by the Tokyo Nichi Nichi Shimbun and Osaka Mainichi Shimbun[2] as one of the 100 Landscapes of Japan in 1927.

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  1. ^ "Biosphere Reserve Information - Mount Odaigahara and Mount Omine". UNESCO. Retrieved 29 April 2011.
  2. ^ "日本八景(昭和2年)の選定内容" (PDF). Ministry of the Environment. Retrieved 17 March 2011.