Mt. Fuji, Japan rising above the clouds as captured from the Shinkansen (bullet train) circa 1985.
Mt. Fuji in Japan is not covered with snow in summer but is still impressive as a mountain. Circa 1985.
Japan’s Mt. Fuji is an active volcano about 100 kilometers southwest of Tokyo. Commonly called “Fuji-san,” it’s the country’s tallest peak, at 3,776 meters. A pilgrimage site for centuries, it’s considered one of Japan’s 3 sacred mountains, and summit hikes remain a popular activity.
A sign with directions on how to get to the top of Mt. Fuji circa 1985.