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View of Mt. Fuji from the Five Lakes area
View of Mt. Fuji from the Five Lakes area

Fuji Five Lakes (富士五湖, fujigoko) is the name of the area located at the base of Mount Fuji in the Yamanashi prefecture of Japan. It has a population of about 100,000.[1] and sits approximately 1,000 meters above sea level.[2] The name Fuji Five Lakes comes from the fact that there are five lakes formed by previous eruptions of Mount Fuji.[3] The principal city in the region, Fujiyoshida, has a population of roughly 54,000[4] and is particularly famous for its udon noodles. Another point of interest is Aokigahara Jukai Forest. Mt. ... Mt. ... Mount Fuji Mount Fuji , IPA: )   is the highest mountain in Japan. ... Map of Yamanashi Prefecture. ... Mount Fuji Mount Fuji , IPA: )   is the highest mountain in Japan. ... Fujiyoshida (富士吉田市; -shi) is a city located in Yamanashi, Japan. ... Tempura Udon Udon (Hiragana:うどん; Kanji:饂飩, rarely 餛飩; Traditional Chinese: , sometimes 烏冬麵) is a type of thick wheat-based noodle popular in Japanese cuisine. ... Aokigahara is a forest that lies at the base of Mount Fuji in Japan. ...

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The lakes of the Fuji Five Lakes area

The five lakes are located in an arc around the northern half of Mount Fuji. In ancient times, lava flow from a volcanic eruption of Mount Fuji spread across the area, damming up rivers and resulting in the formation of these lakes.[3] They are all considered excellent tourist attractions and fishing spots. These lakes froze over in winter, but due to global warming this is no longer the case. Mount Fuji Mount Fuji , IPA: )   is the highest mountain in Japan. ... This article is about volcanoes in geology. ... Mount Fuji Mount Fuji , IPA: )   is the highest mountain in Japan. ... Global mean surface temperatures 1850 to 2006 Mean surface temperature anomalies during the period 1995 to 2004 with respect to the average temperatures from 1940 to 1980 Global warming is the observed increase in the average temperature of the Earths atmosphere and oceans in recent decades and the projected...


Lake Kawaguchiko

A view of Lake Kawaguchiko
A view of Lake Kawaguchiko

Lake Kawaguchiko (河口湖 kawaguchiko) the most famous of the five lakes, and images of this lake are usually used in posters and commercials for the Fuji Five Lakes area. A large number of hotels line its banks, as do locals providing boat rides to the tourists. It is the only lake in the Fuji Five Lakes area that has an island.[3] Many local cultural events are run near this lake throughout the year. Mt. ... Image File history File links Size of this preview: 800 × 600 pixelsFull resolution (1024 × 768 pixel, file size: 55 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) Lake Kawaguchiko, 2005 Author: Chris Moore (:en:user:ChrisMoore]] Picture taken from en. ... Image File history File links Size of this preview: 800 × 600 pixelsFull resolution (1024 × 768 pixel, file size: 55 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) Lake Kawaguchiko, 2005 Author: Chris Moore (:en:user:ChrisMoore]] Picture taken from en. ...


Lake Motosuko

Lake Motosuko (本栖湖 motosuko) is the ninth deepest lake of Japan, at 140 meters.[3] This lake, along with Lake Saiko and Lake Shojiko, was formed by lava flowing across what is now Aokigahara Jukai Forest and into the enormous lake that once dominated the area, and these three lakes remain still connected by underground waterways.[3] Aokigahara is a forest that lies at the base of Mount Fuji in Japan. ...


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The western side of Lake Saiko (西湖 saiko) shares its banks with the infamous Aokigahara Jukai Forest.[3] Aokigahara is a forest that lies at the base of Mount Fuji in Japan. ...


Lake Shojiko

Lake Shojiko (精進湖 shōjiko) is the smallest of the five lakes.[3] Remnants of lava flow still jut out of the water. Locals usually fish from these rocks.


Lake Yamanakako

A satellite image of Lake Yamanakako
A satellite image of Lake Yamanakako

The easternmost and largest of the five lakes, Lake Yamanakako (山中湖 yamanakako) is also the third highest lake in Japan, standing at 980 meters above sea level.[3] Image File history File links Metadata Size of this preview: 800 × 507 pixelsFull resolution (1313 × 832 pixel, file size: 1. ... Image File history File links Metadata Size of this preview: 800 × 507 pixelsFull resolution (1313 × 832 pixel, file size: 1. ...


Tourism industry

Most of the capital coming into the area comes from the tourism industry. Approximately 100,000,000,000 yen is spent by 9,000,000 sightseers every year.[5] The main attractions of the area include: A tourist boat travels the River Seine in Paris, France Tourism can be defined as the act of travel for the purpose of recreation, and the provision of services for this act. ... Japanese 10 yen coin (obverse) showing Phoenix Hall of Byodoin Yen is the currency used in Japan. ...

  • Mount Fuji.
  • Onsens
  • Fujikyu Highland (富士急ハイランド fujikyūhairando) - an amusement park featuring one of the world's highest roller coasters.
  • The lakes - sightseeing, sailing, and fishing.
  • Hiking and mountain climbing.
  • Village of Healing (いやしいの里 iyashinosato)- a historically accurate, rebuilt Japanese village.

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References

  1. ^ Government statistics page. Retrieved on 2007-5-25.
  2. ^ Japan-guide. Retrieved on 2007-5-25.
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h Yamanashi Sightseeing Net. yamanashi-kankou.jp. Retrieved on 2007-5-25.
  4. ^ Goo. Retrieved on 2007-5-25.
  5. ^ Asahi Newspaper. Retrieved on 2007-5-25.

External links

  • Fujigoko TV
  • Kawaguchiko's government office's English homepage
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Fuji Five Lakes

Coordinates: 35°24′57″N, 138°52′16″E Image File history File links Commons-logo. ... Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically), Eckert VI projection; large version (pdf, 1. ...


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Fuji Five Lakes Travel: Lake Kawaguchi (Kawaguchiko) (489 words)
Lake Kawaguchi (Kawaguchiko) is the most easily accessible of the Fuji Five Lakes.
The views of Mount Fuji and the lake are particularly nice from the northern shores and from various observation points on the hills and mountains surrounding the lake.
Last but not least, Kawaguchiko is home to the amusement park Fuji Q High Land, featuring one of the world's tallest roller coasters and other thrilling attractions with Mount Fuji as backdrop.
Fuji Five Lakes - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (122 words)
The Fuji Five Lakes (富士五湖, Fuji goko) are located in an arc around the northern half of Mount Fuji in Yamanashi Prefecture, Japan.
All five feature beautiful views of the mountain, especially in the spring and autumn, when the snow partially covers the peak.
These lakes are in the countryside, and many resorts offer camping, boating, fishing, and similar rustic recreation.
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