Mount Oizuru

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Mount Oizuru
笈ヶ岳
Oidurugatake from notanishoujiyma 2010 04 18.JPG
Mount Oizuru
Highest point
Elevation 1,841 m (6,040 ft)
Coordinates 36°17′55″N 136°47′32″E / 36.29861°N 136.79222°E / 36.29861; 136.79222Coordinates: 36°17′55″N 136°47′32″E / 36.29861°N 136.79222°E / 36.29861; 136.79222
Geography
Mount Oizuru is located in Japan
Mount Oizuru
Mount Oizuru
Location in Japan
Location Gifu Prefecture
Ishikawa Prefecture
Toyama Prefecture
Japan
Parent range Ryōhaku Mountains
Topo map Geographical Survey Institute, 25000:1 白山, 50000:1 白山
Climbing
First ascent Prior to 1518

Mount Oizuru (笈ヶ岳, Oizuru-ga-take) is located on the borders of Gifu, Ishikawa and Toyama prefectures in Japan. It is in the northern area of Hakusan National Park and is part of the Ryōhaku Mountains.

Geography[edit]

Mount Oizuru, at 1,841 m (6,040 ft), is the tallest mountain in the northern part of the Ryōhaku Mountains. Just north of the mountain is Mount Ōgasa (大笠山 Ōgasa-yama), which is slightly shorter at 1,821 m (5,974 ft). There are three triangulation stations on the mountain's thin peak.

History[edit]

Taichō is said to have first scaled the mountain in the early eighth century.

Gallery[edit]

Mount Oizuru seen from Mount Mae-Oizuru
Mount Oizuru seen from Mount Senniniwaya
Mount Oizuru and Mount Ōgasa seen from Mount Sanpōiwa

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