Mount Asahi (Ishikari)
Mount Asahi, site of a triangulation station (April 2010)
|Elevation||295.2 m (969 ft) |
|Listing||List of mountains and hills of Japan by height|
|Parent range||Ishikari Mountains|
|Topo map||Geographical Survey Institute 25000:1 永山
Mount Asahi hosts Mount Asahi Park and Asahiyama Zoo.
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.
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