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Hakone

(hä'kō`nā), resort region, Kanagawa prefecture, central Honshu, Japan. Famous for its mountains, lakes, and hot springs, it is included in Fuji-Hakone-Izu National Park, of which the central feature is Mt. FujiFuji, Mount
, Fujiyama
, or Fuji-san
, volcanic peak, 12,389 ft (3,776 m) high, central Honshu, Japan, in Fuji-Hakone-Izu National Park (472 sq mi/1,222 sq km; est. 1936).
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. The Hakone Shrine (built 757), a major shrine of central Japan, is one of the many religious monuments that dot the area. The Hakone region is volcanic, dominated by Mt. Hakone, a massive stratovolcano that has two overlapping calderas that resulted from major explosive prehistoric eruptions. Within the calderas are several lava domes, a stratovolcano (Mt. Kami), and Lake Ashi. The last eruption of Mt. Hakone was c. A.D. 1170.
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Daihakone Country Club, Hakone, Kanagawa Prefecture.
The Israeli and Palestinian delegations to the 2nd Conference for Confidence-Building held in the resort area of Hakone, Kanagawa Prefecture, southwest of Tokyo, mainly consist of government officials, academics and businesspeople.
The plan for the meeting on the sidelines of the June 21-22 conference of the Asia Cooperation Dialogue forum in Qingdao, China, was reached by senior working-level officials from the three countries who gathered in a resort hotel in Hakone, Kanagawa Prefecture, southwest of Tokyo.
The sources added that the estate also includes a condominium in Tokyo's Minato Ward and villas in Karuizawa, Nagano Prefecture, and in Hakone, Kanagawa Prefecture.
Before arriving in Hakone, Kanagawa Prefecture, Blair gave a speech in Tokyo in the morning to business executives and lawmakers, urging Japan to play a more active role in global politics to deal with issues including North Korea.
Akashi and Balasingham met ahead of the four-day peace talks to take place between the Sri Lankan government and the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) later in the day in Hakone, Kanagawa Prefecture.
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Four-day peace talks between the Sri Lankan government and the Tamil Tiger rebels will begin Tuesday in Hakone, Kanagawa Prefecture, with the focus on key issues aimed at helping rebuild the civil war-ravaged country and move it toward peace.
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