Asama, Mount

Asama, Mount

(äsä`mä), or

Asama-yama

(–yä`mä), peak, 8,425 ft (2,568 m) high, central Honshu, Japan, near Komoro. One of the largest and most active volcanoes in Japan, it erupted violently in 1783 and has frequent minor eruptions.
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