Japanese Alps

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The Japanese Alps is a mountain range in Japan that bisects the main island of Honshu. It consists of Hida Mountains, Kiso Mountains, and Akaishi Mountains. This beautiful mountain range consists of mountains over 3000m in height.

The highest peaks of Japan after Fuji-san are in this range, the highest of them being Hotaka-dake at 3,190 m (10,466 ft) and Mount Shirane at 3,192 m (10,472 ft).

Mount Ontake in the range is both a destination for pilgrimages and an active volcano, with eruptions in 1979 and 1980.de:Japanische Alpen ja:日本アルプス pl:Alpy Japońskie

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