Mount Aka (Yatsugatake)

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Mount Aka
赤岳
Mt.Akadake from Mt.Yokodake 08.jpg
Mount Aka
Highest point
Elevation2,899 m (9,511 ft) [1]
Prominence1,916 m (6,286 ft) [1]
ListingList of mountains and hills of Japan by height
Ultra
Coordinates35°58′14″N 138°22′12″E / 35.97056°N 138.37000°E / 35.97056; 138.37000Coordinates: 35°58′14″N 138°22′12″E / 35.97056°N 138.37000°E / 35.97056; 138.37000[1]
Naming
English translationRed Mountain
Language of nameJapanese
PronunciationJapanese: [akadake]
Geography
Mount Aka is located in Japan
Mount Aka
Mount Aka
Japan
LocationOn the border of Chino, Hara of Nagano, and Hokuto of Yamanashi in Japan
Parent rangeSouthern Yatsugatake Volcanic Group
Geology
Mountain typeStratovolcano
Volcanic arc/beltNortheastern Japan Arc

Mount Aka (赤岳, Aka-dake) is a 2,899m mountain on the border of Chino, Hara of Nagano, and Hokuto of Yamanashi in Japan. This mountain is the tallest mountain of Yatsugatake Mountains.

Description[edit]

Mount Aka is a stratovolcano. This mountain is a center of the Yatsugatake-Chūshin Kōgen Quasi-National Park.

Climbing route[edit]

There are several routes to reach to the top of Mount Aka. The most popular route is from Minoto. It takes about four and half hours.

Access[edit]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Japan Ultra-Prominences". Peaklist.org. Retrieved 2015-01-01.

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