Aso, Mount
or Asosan geographical name volcanic mountain Japan in central Kyushu; has five volcanic cones grouped around crater 15 miles (24 kilometers) long with walls 2000 feet (610 meters) high

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  • Aso, Mount — Japanese Aso san Volcanic mountain, central Kyushu island, Japan. The highest of its five peaks is about 5,223 ft (1,592 m) tall. It has one of the largest active craters in the world, measuring 71 mi (114 km) in circumference; its caldera marks… …   Universalium

  • Aso,Mount — A·so (äʹsō ), Mount also A·so san (ä sō sänʹ) A volcanic mountain of central Kyushu, Japan. It is topped by one of the world s largest calderas, containing five volcanic cones, one of which is active. The highest cone rises to 1,593 m (5,223 ft) …   Universalium

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  • Aso-san — A·so san (ä sō sänʹ) See Aso, Mount. * * * …   Universalium

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  • ASO — or ASO may refer to:PlacesIn Japan* Aso, Kumamoto * Aso District, Kumamoto * Aso District, Tochigi * Aso Kujū National Park * Mount AsoIn Nigeria* Aso Rock * Aso VillaPeople*Aso is a Japanese surname.Fictional people* Kira Aso, protagonist of the …   Wikipedia

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