Mount Ashitaka (愛鷹山, Ashitakayama) is a Japanese volcanic complex in the area south-east of Mount Fuji. Its highest peak is Mount Echizen-dake 1504 meters high, but Mount Ashitaka is named after its secondary peak, Ashitaka-yama, 1188 meters high.
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- Chamberlina, Basil Hall. (1901). A Handbook for Travellers in Japan, p. 170.
- Karátson, D. "Erosion calderas: origins, processes, structural and climatic control," Bulletin of Volcanology Vol. 61 (1999), pp. 179 [PDF 6 of 20]; retrieved 2012-6-21.
- University of Tokyo, Volcano Research Center, "Geology of Fuji Volcano"; retrieved 2012-6-21.
- Kishimoto, Hiroshi et al. "Pyroclastic cone on southwestern flank of Ashikita Volcano," Japan Geoscience Union, 2010; retrieved 2012-6-21.
- Shizuoka Guide, "Overview of Mt Fuji; retrieved 2012-6-21.
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Media related to Mount Ashitaka at Wikimedia Commons