Mount Fuppushi

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Mount Fuppushi
風不死岳
Lake Shikotsu Mt Fuppushi02n4272.jpg
Viewed from Lake Shikotsu
Highest point
Elevation1,102.6 m (3,617 ft) [1]
ListingList of mountains and hills of Japan by height
Coordinates42°43′1″N 141°21′32″E / 42.71694°N 141.35889°E / 42.71694; 141.35889Coordinates: 42°43′1″N 141°21′32″E / 42.71694°N 141.35889°E / 42.71694; 141.35889
Geography
LocationHokkaidō, Japan
Topo mapGeographical Survey Institute (国土地理院, Kokudochiriin) 25000:1 風不死岳, 25000:1 樽前山, 50000:1 樽前山
Geology
Age of rockHolocene
Mountain typeStratovolcano
Volcanic arc/beltNortheastern Japan Arc
Last eruption10 ka

Mount Fuppushi (風不死岳, Fuppushi-dake) is dormant volcano[2] located in Shikotsu-Toya National Park in Hokkaidō, Japan. It sits adjacent to Mount Tarumae and opposite Mount Eniwa. Mount Fuppushi is on the south shore of Lake Shikotsu, the caldera lake that spawned the volcanoes.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Geographical Survey Institute website, 25000:1 maps 風不死岳 and 樽前山
  2. ^ Paul Hunt, Hiking in Japan: An Adventurer's Guide to the Mountain Trails, pg. 179
  3. ^ "Shikotsu". Global Volcanism Program. Smithsonian Institution.

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