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August 18, 2006

On the way to Mount Aso

Filed under: — laurenzb @ 6:42 am


The way to Mount Aso, originally uploaded by laurenz.

Mount Aso is one of the largest active volcanoes in the world and the largest one in Japan.
It’s almost 1600 meters high and its caldera has a circumference of 120 km.

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