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Mt. Fuji from Lake Yamanaka
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Mt. Daisen, Tottori Pref.
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Lake Suwa and mountains
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Sakurajima, Kagoshima. Part of Kirishima-Yaku National Park. 桜島
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View of Mt. Aso
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Lake Suwa and mountains
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Aso Crater rim
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Mt. Naka-dake is Mt. Aso's most famous crater, Kumamoto 阿蘇山 中岳火口Measures 1 km wide north to south and 4 km east to west.
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Mt. Naka-dake in Aso-san, Kumamoto. Measures 1 km wide north to south and 4 km east to west. 阿蘇山 中岳火口
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It's worth visiting Kamikochi, and it's very scenic for Japan, but I think the Swiss Alps are more beautiful.
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Kamikochi is accessible by bus from the Matsumoto Bus Terminal near JR Matsumoto Station.
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Kappabashi Bridge and the Hotaka mountains at Kamikochi, Nagano. 河童橋と穂高連峰
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Kamikochi, Nagano
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Mt. Fuji as seen from the shinkansen bullet train.
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Mt. Fuji from the air.
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Shadow of Mt. Fuji
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For a full-length account of my climb, see this article.
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Fujisan Hongu Sengen Taisha Shrine's second torii has a fine view of Mt. Fuji.
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Mt. Fuji and torii pillar.
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The shrine has a varied and scenic landscape with a river, lawn, and natural spring pond.
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At Sengen Taisha Shrine in Fujinomiya.
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Mt. Fuji from the bus on the way to Shiraito Falls.
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Red Mt. Fuji at sunset in Fujinomiya, Shizuoka.
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Mt. Fuji
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Mt. Fuji as seen from Ubako Station in Hakone. It was a clear autumn day in early Nov.
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Hakodate's main attraction and landmark is Mt. Hakodate-yama, accessible by ropeway.
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Going up Hakodate-yama, Hakodate, Hokkaido.
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A bird's eye view of Hakodate from Hakodate-yama. The city is pretty compact. Easy to tour on bicycle.
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At night from Hakodate-yama is the Million-Dollar View.
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Camellias and Mt. Ibuki, Maibara, Shiga Prefecture.
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Mt. Ibuki and shinkansen, Maibara, Shiga Prefecture.
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But the scenery is great atop Mt. Ibuki in summer. 東遊歩道
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Mt. Ibuki and Mishima Pond, Maibara, Shiga Pref.
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Mt. Fuji as seen from Nihondaira's Ginbodai. Even sunny days can be hazy, but at least Mt. Fuji was visible when I went in mid-March. It was too hazy to see the Izu Peninsula.
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Mt. Fuji as seen from Nihondaira.
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Nakajima islands, Lake Toya
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Mt. Showa-Shinzan is a lava dome which arose in the middle of farm land in 1943-45. Lake Toya, Hokkaido.
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Lake Toya lookout deck on Mt. Usu, near the ropeway terminal. Showa-Shinzan clearly in sight. 洞爺湖展望台
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Lake Toya's bald spot.
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Showa-Shinzan closeup. Still steaming.
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Mt. Usu's Ginnuma Crater, one of the largest. It was created during the 1977 eruption. 銀沼大火口
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Mt. Usu or Usuzan as seen from the lake.
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Eastern Lake Toya, with Mt. Usu in the distance.
     
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