Mount Fuji

about 100 kilometres (60 mi) south-west of Tokyo

Mt. Fuji at Sunrise
Mount Fuji is the highest mountain in Japan and is an active volcano that last erupted in 1707. Mount Fuji's exceptionally symmetrical cone, which is snow-capped several months a year, is a well-known symbol of Japan, and it is frequently depicted in art.

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Mount Fuji

Visible from Tokyo on a clear day, the mountain straddles the border between Shizuoka and Yamanashi prefectures.

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