Mount Tengu

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Mount Tengu
天狗岳
Tengudake.JPG
Mount Tengu from west
Highest point
Elevation 2,646 m (8,681 ft)
Listing List of mountains and hills of Japan by height
Coordinates 36°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
Pronunciation [teŋɡudake]
Geography
Location On the border of Chino and Koumi of Nagano in Japan
Parent range Northern Yatsugatake Volcanic Group
Geology
Mountain type Stratovolcano

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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