Mount Fuji

Thomas Muhlbauer And Joden Haven

Mount Fuji Location

Mount Fuji is 100 kilometers southwest of Tokyo it is the country's tallest peak at 3,776 meters. It has been a pilgrimage site for centuries. Mount Fuji is considered one of Japan's most sacred mountains.

Effects Of Mount Fuji

The effects of Mount Fuji resulted in Earthquakes and Landslides and back in 1707 Mount Fuji destroyed many buildings and 3 Buddhist temples were destroyed and over 20,000 people were killed and the people that remained were deprived of crops and food.

Could Mount Fuji Erupt Again?

There has been study on the eruption of Mount Fuji but nothing has resulted in an eruption the only thing that was recorded is high pressure build up is resulting in high magnitude earthquakes.

Fast Facts

  • Fuji-Hakone-Izu National Park is the most-visited national park in Japan.
  • Fuji-Hakone-Izu National Park is home to historic sites as well as natural ones. The Old Tokaido Road preserves rest areas that have served travelers since the 17th century.
  • In addition to Mount Fuji, Fuji-Hakone-Izu includes forest, islands, and lake ecosystems.