Mount Tengu

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Mount Tengu
天狗岳
Tengudake.JPG
Mount Tengu from west
Highest point
Elevation2,646 m (8,681 ft)
ListingList of mountains and hills of Japan by height
Coordinates36°01′09″N 138°21′20″E / 36.01917°N 138.35556°E / 36.01917; 138.35556Coordinates: 36°01′09″N 138°21′20″E / 36.01917°N 138.35556°E / 36.01917; 138.35556
Naming
Language of nameJapanese
Pronunciation[teŋɡudake]
Geography
LocationOn the border of Chino and Koumi of Nagano in Japan
Parent rangeNorthern Yatsugatake Volcanic Group
Geology
Mountain typeStratovolcano

Mount Tengu (天狗岳, Tengu-dake) is a 2,646m mountain on the border of Chino and Koumi of Nagano in Japan. This mountain is the highest mountains of Northern Yatsugatake Volcanic Group. Named for the mythical avian creatures of Japanese folklore, the Tengu.

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Mount Tengu is a stratovolcano. This mountain is a part of the Yatsugatake-Chūshin Kōgen Quasi-National Park. This mountain is on the list of the 200 famous mountains in Japan. This mountain has two major peaks, Mount Higashi Tengu, and Mount Nishi Tengu.

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