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Iwate-san, Japan


Prominence: 1742 m, 5715 ft

Elevation: 2038 meters, 6686 feet


True Isolation: 116.55 km, 72.42 mi
Local or Alternate Name(s)Japanese: 岩手山
Peak TypeVolcano
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)39° 51' 9'' N, 141° 0' 4'' E
39.852611, 141.001032 (Dec Deg)
500088 E 4411399 N, Zone 54 (UTM)
CountryJapan
State/ProvinceIwate-ken (Highest Point)
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     Ultras of Japan (Rank #13)
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Ascent Info

Total ascents/attempts logged by registered Peakbagger.com users: 18
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 17)

Selected Trip Reports:
     2007-10-17 by Doug Wilson
     2012-09-22 by Rob Woodall (GPS Track)
     2012-09-22 by Adam Helman
     2014-09-18 by Richard Carey
     2020-10-31 by Seth Retemeyer
     2021-08-09 by Simon Noel Kavanagh (GPS Track)
     2022-07-03 by Glenn Diller

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Final approach around the Iwate crater to the summit (2018-09-28). Photo by Michael Walker.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 1742 m/5715 ft
  Optimistic Prominence: 1742 m/5715 ft
  Line Parent: Chokai-zan
  Key Col: 296 m/971 ft
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 116.55 km/72.42 mi
   Isolation Limit Point: 39.1025, 140.0533
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Shichikozan  (SW)
RangesContinent: Asia
Range2: Japanese Archipelago
Range3: Honshu
Drainage BasinsKitakami
Pacific-Japan
Pacific Ocean
IslandHonshu
OwnershipLand: Towada-Hachimantai-kokuritsu-kōen
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
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Other Photos

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Rainy Summit In August (2021-08-09). Photo by Simon Noel Kavanagh.
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Main junction after the forest (2021-08-09). Photo by Simon Noel Kavanagh.
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7 degrees and extreme wind...in the middle of Summer! (2021-08-09). Photo by Simon Noel Kavanagh.
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A view from near the bottom back up the lava remnants of the last eruption (2021-08-09). Photo by Simon Noel Kavanagh.
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Close-up of volcanic rocks (2021-08-09). Photo by Simon Noel Kavanagh.
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