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Fukada Kyuya (1903 - 1971) was a Japanese writer and mountaineer.

He was born at Daishōji on March 11, 1903 near the Mount Hakusan.

His articles that became the definitive Nihon Hyaku-meizan (Hyaku (japanese) 100 and meizan (japanese) = famous mountains) were first published in Yama to Kogen, a mountaineering journal, between 1959 and 1963. After readers voted them the best in the magazine, the essays came out in book form in the 1964.

 

Japan 01.03.2003. "Centenary of the Birth of Fukada Kyuya".

The stamp was issued on the first day of climbing season for Mount Hakusan, July 1,2003. It depicts Mount Hakusan by the image of wood block print picture used for the cover of his book, "Nihon Hyaku-meizan" (100 famous Japanese mountains) in the background and the portrait of Fukuda Kyuya at the age of 61 in front.

Hokkaido region
Me-Akan
Asahi-dake
Poroshiri *
Rausu
Rishiri
Shari *
Tokachi
Tomuraushi *
Yotei

Tōhoku region
Adatara *
Aizu-Komagatake *
Azuma *
Bandai-san
Chokai
Gassan
Hachimantai *
Hakkoda-san
Hayachine *
Hiuchigatake
Iide *
Iwaki-san
Iwate
O-Asahi-dake
Zao-san

Kantō region
Akagi-san
Asama-yama
Azumaya *
Hiragatake *
Kumotori
Kusatsu-Shirane *
Nantai
Nasu
Nikkō-Shirane
Ryokami-san
Shibutsu
Sukai *
Tanigawa
Tanzawa
Tsukuba-san

Chūbu region
Aino-dake
Akaishi
Amagi-san
Amakazari *
Arashima *
Daibosatsu *
Ena *
Fuji
Goryū *
Haku-san
Hijiri *
Hiuchi *
Hōō *
Hotaka
Jōnen
Kaikomaga-take
Kasagatake
Kashima *
Kinpu *
Kirigamine *
Kisokoma *
Kita
Kobushi *
Kuro *
Kurobe-Gorō *
Makihata *
Mizugaki *
Myoko-san
Naeba *
Norikura-dake
Ontake
Senjō *
Shiomi *
Shirouma-dake
Takatsuma *
Tateshina
Tateyama
Tekari *
Tsurugi-dake
Uonuma-Komagatake *
Utsugi *
Warusawa *
Washiba *
Yake-dake
Yakushi-dake
Yari-ga-take
Yatsugatake

Chugoku region
Daisen Volcano

Kansai region
Ibuki-yama
Odaigahara
Omine-san

Shikoku region
Ishizuchi
Tsurugi-San

Kyushu region
Aso-san
Kaimon-dake
Kirishima
Kuju-San
Miya-no-ura *
Sobo-san

* any stamps existing

Hokkaido region
Me-Akan
Asahi-dake
Poroshiri *
Rausu
Rishiri
Shari *
Tokachi
Tomuraushi *
Yotei

Tōhoku region
Adatara *
Aizu-Komagatake *
Azuma *
Bandai-san
Chokai-san
Gassan
Hachimantai *
Hakkoda-san
Hayachine *
Hiuchigatake
Iide *
Iwaki-san
Iwate
O-Asahi-dake
Zao-san

Kantō region
Akagi-san
Asama-yama
Azumaya *
Hiragatake *
Kumotori
Kusatsu-Shirane *
Nantai
Nasu
Nikkō-Shirane
Ryokami-san
Shibutsu
Sukai *
Tanigawa
Tanzawa
Tsukuba-san

Chūbu region
Aino-dake
Akaishi
Amagi-san
Amakazari *
Arashima *
Daibosatsu *
Ena *
Fuji
Goryū *
Haku-san
Hijiri *
Hiuchi *
Hōō *
Hotaka
Jōnen
Kaikomaga-take
Kasagatake
Kashima *
Kinpu *
Kirigamine *
Kisokoma *
Kita
Kobushi *
Kuro *
Kurobe-Gorō *
Makihata *
Mizugaki *
Myoko-san
Naeba *
Norikura-dake
Ontake
Senjō *
Shiomi *
Shirouma-dake
Takatsuma *
Tateshina
Tateyama
Tekari *
Tsurugi-dake
Uonuma-Komagatake *
Utsugi *
Warusawa *
Washiba *
Yake-dake
Yakushi-dake
Yari-ga-take
Yatsugatake

Chugoku region
Daisen Volcano

Kansai region
Ibuki-yama
Odaigahara
Omine-san

Shikoku region
Ishizuchi
Tsurugi-San

Kyushu region
Aso-san
Kaimon-dake
Kirishima
Kuju-San
Miya-no-ura *
Sobo-san

* any stamps existing

Fukada Kyuya (1903 - 1971) was a Japanese writer and mountaineer.

He was born at Daishōji on March 11, 1903 near the Mount Hakusan.

His articles that became the definitive Nihon Hyaku-meizan were first published in Yama to Kogen, a mountaineering journal, between 1959 and 1963. After readers voted them the best in the magazine, the essays came out in book form in the 1964.

 

Japan 01.03.2003. "Centenary of the Birth of Fukada Kyuya".

The stamp was issued on the first day of climbing season for Mount Hakusan, July 1,2003. It depicts Mount Hakusan by the image of wood block print picture used for the cover of his book, "Nihon Hyaku-meizan" (100 famous Japanese mountains) in the background and the portrait of Fukuda Kyuya at the age of 61 in front.

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