Mount Ōdaigahara

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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
Location Mie and Nara, Japan

Ōdaigahara-san or Ōdaigahara-yama (大台ケ原山?), 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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