Mount Asahi (Ishikari)

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Mount Asahi
旭山
Mt.Asahiyama.jpg
Mount Asahi, site of a triangulation station (April 2010)
Highest point
Elevation 295.2 m (969 ft) [1]
Listing List of mountains and hills of Japan by height
Coordinates 43°45′52″N 142°29′19″E / 43.76444°N 142.48861°E / 43.76444; 142.48861Coordinates: 43°45′52″N 142°29′19″E / 43.76444°N 142.48861°E / 43.76444; 142.48861[1]
Geography
Mount Asahi is located in Japan
Mount Asahi
Mount Asahi
Location of Mount Asahi in Japan.
Location Hokkaidō, Japan
Parent range Ishikari Mountains
Topo map Geographical Survey Institute 25000:1 永山
25000:1 当麻
50000:1 旭川

Mount Asahi (旭山, Asahi-yama) is a mountain in Asahikawa, Hokkaidō, Japan. It is part of the Ishikari Mountains.

Mount Asahi hosts Mount Asahi Park and Asahiyama Zoo.

Geology[edit]

Mount Asahi is formed from non-alkaline mafic rock from the middle to late Miocene. Non-alkaline rock from pyroclastic flows in the late Miocene to early Pliocene are also present. The flanks of the mountain include accretionary complex of Permian basalt block and a melange mix of late Jurassic to early Cretaceous.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Geospatial Information Authority topographic map 永山
  2. ^ "Hokkaido". Seamless digital geological map of Japan. Geological Survey of Japan, AIST. Feb 18, 2010. Retrieved 20 April 2010.