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2013-08-01 23:22:51

Experience Japanese life while hiking from historical inn to inn complete with hot springs and all the traditions of this ancient culture.

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2007-06-13 09:10:00

If you look down in the forests from Mount Fuji, you see something much less elegant: trash. Mount Fuji, the pride of the nation and symbol of the Japanese soul, is a huge garbage dump.

2006-02-10 02:45:00

Japan's government is expected to announce this month measures to deal with a possible eruption for of its famed Mount Fuji, officials said, but they added there were no signs that the long-dormant volcano had become active.


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Topographic Impacts of Mt. Fuji in Japan
2012-07-16 15:39:01

Image Credit: Joshua Kelly Mt. Fuji is the highest mountain in the country of Japan. It does have a large impact on the weather in the region. The first impact is shown in the image to the left. This is known as a cap cloud as it sits snuggly on top of the mountain. This feature can be indicative of strong turbulence in the area for aviation purposes. The second impact that Mt. Fuji can have is the winter weather in the Tokyo area. When storm systems come in from the west they tend to...

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