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Mt. Adatara, Nihonmatsu

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Mount Adatara is a stratovolcano in Fukushima Prefecture, Japan.It is located about 15 kilometres southwest of the city of Fukushima and east of Mount Bandai. Its last known eruption was in 1996. An eruption in 1900 killed 72 workers at a sulfur mine located in the summit crater.The mountain is actually multiple volcanoes forming a broad, forested massif. It abuts Mount Azuma, a dormant volcano to the north. The peak is called Minowa-yama. It is the highest peak in the Adatara range, which stretches about 9 km in a north-south direction.The active summit crater is surrounded by hot springs and fumaroles. Sulfur mining was carried out in the 19th century, and 72 mine workers were killed in an eruption in 1900. Poems about Mount Adatara by Kōtarō Takamura from his book "Chieko-sho" helped make it famous.
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  • Fun is simply arrive if you aim at the Summit by ropeway, wagon road and old road walked by. It is a pleasant walk to the mountain ridge from Mt. adatara. I can is a mountain in Mt. classified into beginner, but fun enough. Climbing registration is, of course, going down the mountain as the mandatory, so don't miss!
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  • By ropeway to pharmacist Gaku was that while it was. From there, I went up to the top in about 1 hour and a half. Is recommended because the foliage is beautiful, is Japan Mt.
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