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Chausu-dake 1'915 m
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Japan map Chausu-dake Tochigi Prefecture
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Japan map Chausu-dake Tochigi Prefecture

The Chausu-dake (1'915 m) is situated in the northeastern part of the Nikko Nationalpark in northern part of Tochigi Prefecture (Kantō region) and borders at Fukushima Prefecture (Tōhoku region).

It forms with the Sanbonyari dake (1'916 m), Asahi (1'896 m), Nangetsu-san (1'776 m) and Kuro-odani (1'589 m) the Nasu Mountains, which belong the the 100 famous Japanese mountains and are known as Nasu-Go-Take (Nasu-Five-Peaks).

Only the Chausu-dake in known as an active volcano and started its eruption almost 600 thousand years ago.

 

mountainstamp.com Nasu volcano stamp 1962

Japan 1966, sulphurous smoke at Chausu-dake.

 

mountainstamp.com Nasu Volcano Chausu dake Volcano stamp 2012

Japan 2012, Nasu-kogen plateau, Chausu-dake in the background.
The stamp was issued in the sheet
"60th anniversary series of Local Government Act enforcement Tochigi Prefecture".

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