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The Rausu-dake is a stratovolcano and situated on Hokkaido's Shiretoko Peninsula within the Shiretoko Nationalpark. It is one of the 100 famous mountains in Japan. Mount Rausu (Rausu-dake) is a stratovolcano on the Shiretoko Peninsula on Hokkaidō. The Rausu was called "Chachapupuri" by the Ainu.

 

mountainstamp.com Rausu Volcano Mountain stamp 1965

Japan 1965, Rausu-dake.
View from Rausu Lake.

 

Japan 2007, Rausu-dake.
The stamp is showing the Rausu-dake seen from the Nemuro Strait, which is separating the Kunashir Island from the Shiretoko Peninsula. 

 

Japan 2007, Rausu volcano (seen from Shiretoko Five Lakes).

 

Japan 2011
The stamp shows a view from the Shiretoko-Ichi-Lake to the Shiretoko Range.

The five lakes in the forest of Iwaobetsu are collectively called Shiretoko Five Lakes. They are named Shiretoko-Ichi-Lake, Shiretoko-Ni-Lake, Shiretoko-San-Lake, Shiretoko-Yon-Lake and Shorotoko-Go-Lake)

(1=ichi=first=one, 2=ni=second=two, 3=san=third=three, 4=yon=fourth=four, 5=go=fifth=five, ko=lake) 

The stamps were issued in the sheet "Travel Scenes, Series 11 — Hokkaido Winter–Spring".

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