Mount Tokachi (Daisetsuzan)

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Mount Tokachi
十十勝岳
Mount Tokachi 06.JPG
Mount Tokachi May 2006
Highest point
Elevation2,077 m (6,814 ft)
ListingList of mountains and hills of Japan by height
List of the 100 famous mountains in Japan
List of volcanoes in Japan
Coordinates43°25′N 142°41′E / 43.417°N 142.683°E / 43.417; 142.683Coordinates: 43°25′N 142°41′E / 43.417°N 142.683°E / 43.417; 142.683
Geography
LocationHokkaidō, Japan
Parent rangeTokachi Volcanic Group
Topo mapGeographical Survey Institute of Japan 25000:1 十勝岳
25000:1白金温泉
50000:1 十勝岳
Geology
Age of rockQuaternary
Mountain typeStratovolcano
Volcanic arc/beltKuril arc
Last eruptionFebruary to April 2004

Mount Tokachi (十勝岳, Tokachidake) is an active volcano located in Daisetsuzan National Park, Hokkaidō, Japan. It is the tallest volcano of the Tokachi Volcanic Group, with a height of 2,077 metres (6,814 ft).[1] It is one of the 100 famous mountains in Japan.

There are four hiking trails to the peak of Tokachidake. Below is a hut, a campground and a natural hot spring (onsen).

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kolbek, Jirí; Srutek, Miroslav; Box, Elgene E. O. (31 August 2003). Forest Vegetation of Northeast Asia. Springer Science & Business Media. p. 236. ISBN 978-1-4020-1370-6.
Mount Tokachi is Volcano, seen from Mount Biei