MOUNT FUJI • Mount Fuji is an active stratovolcano with a towering symmetrical volcanic cone. • The mountain formed 600,000 years ago. • Mount Fuji’s last eruption occurred from December 16, 1707 to January 1, 1708. • Mount Fuji is located about 70 miles from Tokyo, Japan and can be seen from Tokyo on clear days.
MOUNT FUJI • Geographically, Mount Fuji is the highest mountain in Japan at 12,389 feet. • Mount Fuji is actually three separate volcanoes, one on top of the other. The bottom layer is the Komitake volcano, then the Kofuji volcano, then Fuji which is the youngest of the three. • Mount Fuji is surrounded by five lakes.
Mount Fuji Mount Fuji on a clear day.