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Yatsugatake Range 2'889 m
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The Yatsugatake range is of volcanic origin. It is situated within the Nagano and Yamanashi Prefectures.

The range and the surrounding lava plateaus (Tateshina plateau, Kirigamine and Utsukushigahara) is a protected area, known as Yatsugatake-Chūshin Kōgen Quasi-National Park (established 1964). The Yatsugatake Range is listed as 1 of the 100 famous Japanese Mountains and the Mt. Tateshina of the northern part of the range is listed seperately as well.

The range consists of two volcanic groups with several summits: 

Northern Yatsugatake Volcanic Group

Mt. Tateshina 2'530 m
Yoko-dake, also known as Kita Yoko 2'480 m
Mt. Otake
Mt. Shimakare

Southern Yatsugatake Volcanic Group

Aka-dake 2'899 m
Yoko-dake 2'829 m
Iou-dake 2'760 m
Gongen-dake 2'715 m
Nishi-dake 2'398 m
Nimenomatsume
Neishi-dake
Tengu-dake

 

Japan 1968, Yatsugatake-Chūshin Kōgen Quasi-National Park.

 

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