Mount Ōdaigahara

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Ōdaigahara-san or Ōdaigahara-yama (大台ヶ原山), also Hinode-ga-take or Hide-ga-take (日出ヶ岳) is a mountain in the Daikō Mountain Range and on the border between the prefectures of Mie and Nara, Japan. The mountain is the highest in Mie at 1695 metres. Walking trails from the Nara side start from a car park at about 1400 metres. The mountain is famous for wild deer, and also for wild birds, especially Wren and Japanese Robin, as well as Treecreepers and Woodpeckers. In 1980 an area of 36,000 hectares in the region of Mount Ōdaigahara and Mount Ōmine was designated a UNESCO Man and the Biosphere Reserve.The mountain was also selected by the Tokyo Nichi Nichi Shimbun and Osaka Mainichi Shimbun as one of the 100 Landscapes of Japan in 1927.

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Wikipedia, Blueballoon

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