Aso, Mount


Aso, Mount

geographical name \ˈä-(ˌ)sō\

Definition of ASO, MOUNT

volcanic mountain Japan in cen Kyushu; has five volcanic cones grouped around crater 15 miles (24 kilometers) long with walls 2000 feet (610 m) high

Variants of ASO, MOUNT

Aso, Mount or Aso·san \ˈä-sō-ˌsän\

Aso, Mount

   (Concise Encyclopedia)

Volcanic mountain, central Kyushu island, Japan. The highest of its five peaks is about 5,223 ft (1,592 m) tall. It has one of the largest active craters in the world, measuring 71 mi (114 km) in circumference; its caldera marks the original crater and contains an active volcano and hot springs. The crater is inhabited; its pastures are used for cattle raising and dairy farming. The volcano is at the centre of Aso-Kuju National Park.

Variants of ASO, MOUNT

Aso, Mount Japanese Aso-san

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