Mount Kasagata

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Mount Kasagata
笠形山
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Mount Kasagata from Ōya, Taka (April 2009)
Highest point
Elevation 939.4 m (3,082 ft)
Listing List of mountains and hills of Japan by height
Coordinates 35°3′51″N 134°50′5″E / 35.06417°N 134.83472°E / 35.06417; 134.83472
Naming
Pronunciation [kasaɡatajama]
Geography
Location Taka and Kamikawa, Hyōgo, Japan
Parent range Chūgoku Mountains
Geology
Mountain type fault-block

Mount Kasagata (笠形山 Kasagata-yama?) is a 939.4 m (3,082 ft) mountain in the Chūgoku Mountains, located on the border of Taka and Kamikawa, Hyōgo, Japan. This mountain is one of Hyōgo 50 mountains. This mountain is an important center of Kasagatayama-Sengamine Prefectural Natural Park.

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Mount Kasagata is a typical fault-block mountain in this area. The name comes from the fact that the shape of the mountain is like an umbrella ('Kasa' in Japanese)..

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There are three major routes to the top of this mountain. The most popular route is from Seka, Ichikawa. It takes one hour. Another route is from Mitani route and Iwazashin route start from Kadokura Bus Stop of Shinki Bus. It takes about two and half hours. The other routes are from Ōya, Taka and Miyono, Kamikawa.,

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