Mount Yufu

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Mount Yufu
由布岳
Yuhudake.jpg
SW side
Highest point
Elevation 1,583.3 m (5,195 ft)
Listing List of mountains and hills of Japan by height
Coordinates 33°16′56″N 131°23′24″E / 33.28222°N 131.39000°E / 33.28222; 131.39000
Naming
Pronunciation [juɸudake]
Geography
Location On the border of Yufu and Beppu, Ōita, Japan
Topo map Geographical Survey Institute 25000:1 別府西
Geology
Mountain type Stratovolcano

Mount Yufu (由布岳?, Yufudake) is a 1,583.3 m (5,195 ft) volcano, located on the border of Yufu and Beppu, Ōita, Japan.

Outline[edit]

Relief map of Yufu Volcano (Left) & Tsurumi Volcano (Center)

Mount Yufu is a stratovolcano. It has two peaks, called ‘Higashi-mine’ (East Peak) and ‘Nishi-mine’ (West Peak). Nishi-mine is about one meter higher than Higashi-Mine.

Route[edit]

The most popular route is from Yufu Tozanguchi Bus Stop of Kamenoi Bus. It takes two and half hours. There are other routes from Yufu City and Higashi Tozanguchi Bus Stop.

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External links[edit]

  • Yufudake - Japan Meteorological Agency (Japanese)
  • Yufudake: National catalogue of the active volcanoes in Japan - Japan Meteorological Agency
  • Yufu Dake - Geological Survey of Japan
  • Yufu-Tsurumi: Global Volcanism Program - Smithsonian Institution