Mount Tate

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Mount Tate and Mikuri Pond

Mount Tate[1] is a mountain in the Mt. Tate range of the northern Hida Mountains (the north Alps). It is in the southeastern area of Toyama Prefecture. It is a general term for three peaks, Mt.O (altitude 3,003 m), Mt. Onanji (altitude 3,015 m), and Fujinooritate (altitude 2,999 m).

It is one of the mountains of Chūbu-Sangaku National Park with the dominant peak of the Tateyama mountain range. The Park was made on December 4, 1934.[2]

It ranks with Mt. Tsurugi. They are some of the few mountains which have an existing glacier in Japan.

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  1. Mt.Tate
  2. "Chūbu-Sangaku National Park". Ministry of the Environment (Japan). Archived from the original on July 22, 2012. Retrieved January 28, 2011.