JONES Thomas E.
   Department     College of Asia Pacific Studies
   Position   Associate Professor
Language English
Publication Date 2018/01
Type Book(Chapter)
Title Natural Heritage of Japan: Geological, Geomorphological, and Ecological Aspects
Contribution Type Contributor
Publisher Springer
Volume, Issue, Page pp.167-176
Responsible for Mount Fuji: The Volcano, the Heritage, and the Mountain
Author and coauthor Chakraborty, A., Mokudai, K., Cooper, M., Watanabe, M., Chakraborty, S. (Eds.)
Details This chapter describes Mount Fuji, which at 3776 m asl forms the highest point in Japan, as a composite heritage. Fuji was registered in the UNESCO World Heritage Sites list in 2013 as a Cultural Property, but the mountain and its surrounding landscapes also represent a significant natural heritage as discussed.
ISSN 978-3-319-61895-1