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Nikko Shirane 2'578 m
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The Nikko Shirane (2'578 m) is an active shield volcano within the Nikko Nationalpark in central Honsho. It consists of four lava domes, known as Zazen, Maeshirane, Shiranekakushi and Goshikinuma Pond.It is situated at the border of Gunma and Tochigi Prefecture.

 

mountainstamp.com Nikko Shirane Volcano 2002

Uganda 2002, Nikko Shirane.
(view from the east, Senjyoga-hara)
The stamp was issued in the miniaturesheet "The International Year of Mountains".  

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