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Let's look at Mount Elbrus in Russia by satellite image.

The Normal Route is the easiest, safest and fastest on account of the cable car and chairlift system which operates from about 9 a.m. till 3 p.m. Starting for the summit at about 2 a.m. from the Diesel Hut or Leaprus mountain hut should al…

Let's take a look at Fort Carré, a star-shaped fortress in France, with satellite image.

Fort Carré, often Fort Carré d'Antibes, is a 16th-century star-shaped fort of four arrow-head shaped bastions, that stands on the outskirts of Antibes, France. Henri de Mandon built the fort and then during the 17th century, the Marquis de…

Let's look at Volcán Tajumulco in Guatemala by satellite image.

Volcán Tajumulco is a large stratovolcano in the department of San Marcos in western Guatemala. It is the highest mountain in Central America at 4,202 metres (13,786 ft). It is part of the mountain range of the Sierra Madre de Chiapas, whi…

Let's look at Comapedrosa in Andorra by satellite image.

The trek or the mountain climb starts from Arinsal, which is considered an easy route, from the picnic area at the base of the Ribal Warefall at 1,580 metres (5,180 ft). It takes about 4 to 4​1⁄2 hours to reach the highest point of Pic de …

Let's look at Table Mountain in South Africa by satellite image.

Hiking on Table Mountain is popular amongst locals and tourists, and a number of trails of varying difficulty are available. Because of the steep cliffs around the summit, direct ascents from the city side are limited. Platteklip Gorge, a …

衛星写真で日本百名山の立山を眺めてみよう|Let's look at the satellite image of Mount Tate, one of japan famous 100 mountains.

富山方面からだと美女平から室堂まではバスしか通れません。弥陀ヶ原をくねくねと曲がって登ります。自家用車は入れません。許可を得た貸切バスもゲートの開く時間が決まっています。長野側からは扇沢を経由してロープウェイなどを乗り継いで黒部ダムを通っ…

Let's look at Jabal An-Nabi Shu'ayb in Yemen by satellite image.

Jabal An-Nabī Shuʿayb (Arabic: جَبَل ٱلنَّبِي شُعَيْب, lit. 'Mountain of the Prophet Shuaib') is a mountain of the Haraz subrange of the Sarawat, located in Sana'a Governorate, Yemen. It is the highest mountain of the country and the Arabi…

Let's look at Mount Olympus (Cyprus) in Cyprus by satellite image.

Olympus, or Chionistra, (Greek: Όλυμπος or Greek: Χιονίστρα) at 1,952 metres (6,404 ft), is the highest point in Cyprus. It is located in the Troodos Mountains of Cyprus. Mount Olympus peak and the "Troodos Square" fall under the territory…

Let's take a look at Forte Spagnolo, a star-shaped fortress in Italy, with satellite image.

The Forte Spagnolo (Italian for Spanish fortress; locally called il Castello) is aRenaissance castle in L'Aquila, central Italy. In the 15th century, L'Aquila had become the second most powerful city in the Kingdom of Naples after Naples i…

Let's take a look at Copertino Castle, a star-shaped fortress in Italy, with satellite image.

The Copertino Castle (Italian Castello di Copertino) is a castle in Apulia, southern Italy. It is located in the eponymous city of Copertino, north of Gallipoli on the heel of Apulia, between Manduria and Galatina.

Let's take a look at Castello Svevo, a star-shaped fortress in Italy, with satellite image.

Il castello di Barletta, situato nell'omonima città pugliese, è il risultato architettonico di una serie di stratificazioni dovute al susseguirsi di diverse dinastie al potere, succedutesi dall'XI secolo al XVIII secolo. Un tempo fortezza …

Let's take a look at Lecce Castle(Castle of Charles V), a star-shaped fortress in Italy, with satellite image.

The Castle of Charles V (Italian: Castello Carlo quinto; Leccese: Castellu Carlu Quintu), also known as the Castello di Lecce, is a castle in Lecce, Italy. It was first built in the Middle Ages, and was strengthened by Charles V in 1539, t…

Let's look at Hkakabo Razi in Myanmar by satellite image.

Takashi Ozaki (Japan, 1951-May 14, 2011) and Nyima Gyaltsen (aka "Aung Tse"; Burma) made the first ascent in 1996. Ozaki had attempted the mountain in 1995 but was turned back due to bad weather. The route to basecamp is long (four weeks) …

衛星写真で日本百名山の剱岳を眺めてみよう|Let's look at the satellite image of Mount Tsurugi, one of japan famous 100 mountains.

北アルプス北部にある、非常に険しい地形と気象条件を持つ山。登山対象とした場合、麓からの最短コースでも行程が長いので余程の健脚者でなければ日帰りは難しく、どのコースも急峻な岩場など危険が伴うためある程度登山経験を積んでから計画を立てたほうが…

衛星写真で日本百名山の薬師岳を眺めてみよう|Let's look at the satellite image of Mount Yakushi, one of japan famous 100 mountains.

8月10日折立より山行太郎平へ。晴天で薬師岳が見えていた。右を見回すと水晶岳、鷲羽岳も見えた。その日は薬師峠でキャンプ泊。 11日午前4時15分、ヘットランプを点灯し出発。薄い霧だった。枯れ沢をのぼっていくと、何度かルートを迷った。4時40分ごろ沢を…

衛星写真で日本百名山の黒部五郎岳を眺めてみよう|Let's look at the satellite image of Mount Kurobegorō, one of japan famous 100 mountains.

8月11日午前9時半、太郎小屋を出発。10時頃雨があがった。時おり雲が出て涼しい風が吹く。晴れると暑くて汗をかくので、到達するまでは曇っていた方が快適だった。 ところが、肩の分岐に着くと雲だらけ。山頂ではまわりはなんにも見ることができなかった。カ…

衛星写真で日本百名山の水晶岳を眺めてみよう|Let's look at the satellite image of Mount Suisho, one of japan famous 100 mountains.

北アルプス裏銀座の奥深くに位置するため、たどり煽くのはものすごく大変ですが、晴れていれば北アルプスの山々の雄大な景色が待っています。黒部湖の向こうには剣岳、振り返れば槍ヶ岳と、遥か遠くに富士山、、、などなどいつまでも見ていたくなる風景です…

Let's look at Mount Hoverla in Ukraine by satellite image.

Mount Hoverla (Ukrainian: Говерла, Hoverla; Hungarian: Hóvár; Romanian: Hovârla; Goverla, Polish: Howerla) at 2,061 metres (6,762 ft), is the highest mountain in Ukraine and part of the Carpathian Mountains. The mountain is located in the …

Let's look at Mount Chimborazo in Ecuador by satellite image.

Chimborazo (Spanish pronunciation: [tʃimboˈɾaso]) is a currently inactive stratovolcano in the Cordillera Occidental range of the Andes. Its last known eruption is believed to have occurred around 550 C.E. With a peak elevation of 6,263 m …

Google Earthで日本二百名山 / 笹ヶ峰 / 三瓶山 / 英彦山 / 由布岳 / 大崩山

200 famous mountains in Japan with Google Earth / Sasagamine / Mount Sanbe / Mount Hiko / Mount Yufu / Mount Ōkue

Let's look at Pico de Orizaba in Mexico by satellite image.

Pico de Orizaba, also known as Citlaltépetl(from Nahuatl citlal(in) = star, and tepētl = mountain), is a stratovolcano, the highest mountain in Mexico and the third highest in North America, after Denali of Alaska in the United States and …

Let's look at Moldoveanu Peak in Romania by satellite image.

Moldoveanu Peak (Romanian: Vârful Moldoveanu) pronounced [vɨrful moldoˈve̯anu], Moldovan Peak), at 2,544 metres, is the highest mountain peak in Romania. It is located in Argeș County, in the Făgăraș Mountains of the Southern Carpathians. …

衛星写真で日本百名山の鷲羽岳を眺めてみよう|Let's look at the satellite image of Mount Washiba, one of japan famous 100 mountains.

鷲羽岳(わしばだけ)は飛騨山脈(北アルプス)の大町市と富山市にまたがる標高2,924 mの山である。1934年(昭和9年)12月4日に中部山岳国立公園に指定され、山域はその特別保護地区になっている。また日本百名山にも選定されている。 北アルプスのほぼ中央…

Let's look at Mount Chirripó in Costa Rica by satellite image.

Mount Chirripó is the highest mountain in Costa Rica with an elevation of 3,821 meters (12,536 feet). It is located in Chirripó National Park and is noted for its ecological wealth. The mountain was named "Chirripo," meaning "land of etern…

衛星写真で日本百名山の笠ヶ岳を眺めてみよう|Let's look at the satellite image of Mount Kasa, one of japan famous 100 mountains.

笠ヶ岳(かさがたけ)は、岐阜県高山市にある飛騨山脈の標高2,898 mの山である。中部山岳国立公園内にあり、日本百名山及び新・花の百名山に選定されている。 丸いお椀型の隆起がなだらかな稜線の上に、ポッカリと突き出た特徴的な姿で、北は立山連峰、南は…

衛星写真で日本百名山の槍ヶ岳を眺めてみよう|Let's look at the satellite image of Mount Yari, one of japan famous 100 mountains.

槍ヶ岳(やりがたけ)は、飛騨山脈(北アルプス)南部にある標高3,180mの山である。山域は中部山岳国立公園に指定されており、日本で5番目に高い山である。長野県松本市・大町市・岐阜県高山市の境界にある。初登攀は中田又重郎と修行僧の播隆上人。日本百名…

衛星写真で日本百名山の常念岳を眺めてみよう|Let's look at the satellite image of Mount Jōnen, one of japan famous 100 mountains.

常念岳(じょうねんだけ)は、飛騨山脈(北アルプス)南部の常念山脈にある標高2,857 mの山である。山体すべてが長野県に属し、松本市と安曇野市にまたがる。常念山脈の主峰。日本百名山のひとつ。 安曇野からは全容が望め、ピラミッド型のその端正な山容は…

衛星写真で日本百名山の穂高岳を眺めてみよう|Let's look at the satellite image of Mount Hotaka, one of japan famous 100 mountains.

穂高岳(ほたかだけ)は、中部山岳国立公園の飛騨山脈(北アルプス)にある標高3,190mの山。日本第三位の高峰。日本百名山、新日本百名山及び花の百名山に選定されている。 奥穂高岳、涸沢岳、北穂高岳、前穂高岳、西穂高岳、明神岳などの峰々からなる穂高連…

Google Earthで日本二百名山 / 金剛山 / 氷ノ山 / 蒜山 / 三嶺 / 東赤石山

200 famous mountains in Japan with Google Earth / Mount Kongo / Mount Hyōno / Mount Hiruzen / Mount Miune / Mount Higasiakaisi

Google Earthで日本二百名山 / 能郷白山 / 武奈ヶ岳 / 御在所山 / 釈迦ヶ岳 / 伯母子岳

200 famous mountains in Japan with Google Earth / Mount Nōgōhaku / Mount Bunagatake / Mount Gozaisho / Mount Shakka / Mount Obako