about 100 kilometres (60 mi) south-west of Tokyo
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.
Map of the Area Around
Visible from Tokyo on a clear day, the mountain straddles the border between Shizuoka and Yamanashi prefectures.