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Mount Fuji. Mrs. Tucker 7 th Grade World History/Honors Cobalt Institute of Math and Science. Mt. Fuji. Mt. Fuji is located near the central portion of the island of Honshu, Japan. It is a nearly perfect cone-shape volcano and its peak is covered in snow.

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mount fuji

Mount Fuji

Mrs. Tucker

7th Grade World History/Honors

Cobalt Institute of Math and Science

mt fuji
Mt. Fuji
  • Mt. Fuji is located near the central portion of the island of Honshu, Japan.
  • It is a nearly perfect cone-shape volcano and its peak is covered in snow.
  • It is considered to be one of the world’s most beautiful mountains.
  • Mt. Fuji is an active volcano.
  • Its first recorded eruption was in A.D. 864.
  • Its last eruption was in 1707.
  • It’s considered to be a young mountain because it was only formed about 25,000 years ago.
  • It is the tallest mountain in Japan at 12,389 feet tall.
  • The name Fuji has several meanings: Ancient Times – “Fire” or “Deity of Fire” – Modern Times: It is called “Fuji San” (When San is added to the name, it shows respect, similar to “Mister” in English).
  • Considered to be a sacred site by Japan’s major religions, Buddhism and Shintoism.
  • Early priests built shrines at the foot of the mountain and said prayers to keep it from erupting.
  • The first recorded climb of Mt. Fuji was in the A.D. 700’s.
  • A Buddhist monk made the ascent and described it as a spiritual experience.
  • It became popular in the 1300’s.
  • People still climb Mt. Fuji today.
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