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Beppu is one of the most famous hot spring resorts in Japan. It is situated in the prefecture Ōita on the island of Kyūshū.

It has the second largest volume of hot water in the world after Yellowstone in the United States and has the largest number of hot spring sources in Japan. Beppu contains nine major geothermal hot spots, which are sometimes referred as the "nine hells of Beppu".

 

mountainstamp.com Japan Takasaki Mountain stamp 1949

apan 1949, "25 years Beppu".

Mount Takasaki 628 m The Takasaki is a forested mountain just outside of the city Beppu and home of more than 1500 wild Japanese monkeys.

 

Japan 2016 Beppu Hot Springs stamp

Japan 2016, Beppu Hot Springs.
The stamp was issued in the "60th Anniversary of Local Government Law Booklet".
It is showing Beppu Hot Springs and the foothills of Turumidake (1'375 m) and Oohirayama (875 m).

The same design is shown as illustration of the stamp sheet "60th anniversary series of Local Goverment Act construction Oita Prefercture" (issued 2012).

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