Samurai-Archives

Kaimondake

From SamuraiWiki
Jump to: navigation, search
  • Other Names: 薩摩富士 (Satsuma Fuji)
  • Japanese: 開聞岳 (Kaimondake)

Kaimondake is a volcanic peak near the southern tip of Kyushu. At 923 meters, it is the highest point on the Satsuma peninsula.

Also known as "Satsuma Fuji," it was an important landmark for Ryukyuan ships traveling to Kagoshima.

References

  • Ono Masako, Tomita Chinatsu, Kanna Keiko, Taguchi Megumi, "Shiryô shôkai Kishi Akimasa bunko Satsuyû kikô," Shiryôhenshûshitsu kiyô 31 (2006), 233.
Personal tools