Mount Asama

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Noun1.Mount Asama - a volcano in central Honshu near NaganoMount Asama - a volcano in central Honshu near Nagano; one of the largest volcanoes in Japan (8,340 feet)
Hondo, Honshu - the central and largest of the four main islands of Japan; between the Sea of Japan and the Pacific Ocean; regarded as the Japanese mainland
Nihon, Nippon, Japan - a constitutional monarchy occupying the Japanese Archipelago; a world leader in electronics and automobile manufacture and ship building
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30 in the town of Miyota, Nagano Prefecture, located on a plateau at the foot of Mt. Asama.
Etna and Stromboli Volcano in Italy, Japan's Mt. Asama, and Montserrat's Soufriere Hills Volcano.
He hopes to have one installed with a view of Mt. Asama from 1.5 km away by May 2008, and a second one sometime thereafter that could provide a 3-D picture of Asama's next eruption.
TOKYO - Mt. Asama erupted Sunday evening, the Japan Meteorological Agency said, but there were no immediate reports of injuries or damage.
Fuji in Yamanashi and Shizuoka prefectures and Mt. Asama in Gunma and Nagano prefectures, within three years, giving these two large and active volcanoes top priority, ministry officials said.
The only member of the now-defunct Japanese radical group United Red Army still wanted over a shoot-out at the foot of Mt. Asama northwest of Tokyo 30 years ago was last seen in China and Eastern Europe in the late 1990s, Japanese public security sources said Monday.
Small volcanic eruptions rattle Mt. Asama for 3rd straight day
19, 1972, five United Red Army members locked themselves in the lodge in the town at the foot of Mt. Asama and resisted police for 10 days.
TOKYO - Mt. Asama entered the fourth day of small volcanic eruptions Friday, but the eruptions seem to be peaking out, the Japan Meteorological Agency said.
Bando was captured during a gunbattle between the now-defunct United Red Army group and the Japanese police on Mt. Asama in February 1972.