What country is Mount Fuji in?


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Mount Fuji is the tallest mountain in Japan. Located on the island of Honshu, the composite cone volcano stretches to 12,388 feet and is known for its nearly-perfect cone shape. Mount Fuji, sometimes called Mt. Fujiyama, is the 35th highest mountain peak in the world.

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Mount Fuji sits in view of one of the most populated cities on the planet, Tokyo. The mountain is a focal point for both ancient and modern art and is highly regarded within the Japanese culture. The Fuji-Hakone-Izu National Park surrounds the snow-capped peak. Its 18 miles of forest, trail and lake make it the most visited park in Japan.

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