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Mt.Sukumo
Japan

Mt.Sukumo is a scoria cone was formed by volcanic activity about 132,000 years ago. Before WW2 an aeronautic beacon has been installed in this hill. There are currently a pile showing the beacon near the observatory. If  it will be a fine day, you can see Mt.Fuji and Izu islands.

Copyright: Kiyoharu Takamura
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Uploaded: 18/07/2012
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Tags: izu; sukumoyama; mt.sukumo; sea; hatsushima
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