- Mount Shari
Mount Shari 斜里岳
Mount Shari seen from Koshimizu-gensei-kaen (小清水原生花園), July 2006.
Elevation 1,547 m (5,075 ft)  Prominence 1,070 m (3,510 ft)  Parent peak Mount Rausu Listing 100 Famous Japanese Mountains
List of mountains and hills of Japan by height
Pronunciation Japanese: [ɕaɽidake] Location Location Hokkaidō, Japan Range Shiretoko Peninsula Coordinates Coordinates:  Topo map Geospatial Information Authority 25000:1 斜里岳
Geology Type Stratovolcano, Lava dome Age of rock Quaternary Volcanic arc/belt Kurile arc Last eruption ca. 0.3-0.25 million years ago Climbing Easiest route Hike
Mount Shari (斜里岳 shari-dake ) is a quaternary stratovolcano and one of Japan's 100 famous mountains. Its summit is 1,547 metres (5,075 ft). The summit consists of Mount Shari, Southern Mount Shari (南斜里岳 minamishari-dake ) and the western ridge. It is located on the Hokkaidō's Shiretoko Peninsula on the border of Shari and Kiyosato in Shari District, Abashiri and Shibetsu in Shibetsu District, Nemuro.
Its former name in the Ainu language was Onnenupuri. The name Shari in Ainu means marshes where reeds are growing. It is also known by the names Okhotsk Fuji (オホーツク富士 ohōtsuku fuji ) or Shari Fuji (斜里富士 shari fuji ).
The mountain is made mainly of andesite, dacite, and basalt.
- ^ a b c d "地図閲覧サービス 2万5千分1地形図名： 斜里岳(斜里)" (in Japanese). 25000:1 Topographical maps. Geographical Survey Institute. http://watchizu.gsi.go.jp/watchizu.html?latitude=43.765556&longitude=144.718056. Retrieved 12 January 2010.
- ^ a b "SHARI-DAKE". Quaternary Volcanoes in Japan. Geological Survey of Japan, AIST.. 2006. http://riodb02.ibase.aist.go.jp/strata/VOL_JP/EN/vol/221.htm. Retrieved 12 January 2010.
100 Famous Japanese Mountains Hokkaidō Tōhoku region
Jōshinetsu regionMt. Iwaki · Mt. Hakkōda · Hachimantai · Mt. Iwate · Mt. Hayachine · Mt. Chokai · Mt. Gassan · Mt. Asahi · Mt. Zaō · Mt. Iide · Mt. Azuma · Mt. Adatara · Mt. Bandai · Mt. Aizu-Koma · Mt. Echigo (Uonuma-Koma) · Mt. Hiragatake · Mt. Makihata · Mt. Hiuchigatake · Mt. Shibutsu · Mt. Tanigawa · Mt. Naeba · Mt. Myōkō · Hiuchiyama · Mt. Amakazari · Mt. Takatsuma
Kantō region Chūbu regionHida Mountains
(Northern Alps)Kiso Mountains
(Central Alps)Akaishi Mountains
Western Japan Kyūya Fukada - List of mountains in Japan - Three-thousanders (in Japan)
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