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Here are the 4 lakes we have listed within Japan - compared by Highest Altitude/Elevation.
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|Lake Name||Elevation in feet||Lake Description|
Okama Crater Lake
Also known as: Goshiki Numa, Five-Color Pond
Okama Crater Lake is known as one of the world's most beautiful crater lakes. Located in the caldera of Mount Zao, Okama welcomes visitors to this recreational and ecological park in the Tohoku region of northern Japan. Surrounded by 155 square miles of protected landscape that includes the entire Zao ...
Also known as: Ashi-no-ko, Hakone Lake
One of Japan's most popular holiday destinations is Lake Ashi. Ashi-no-ko, as it is also called, is a crater lake nestled along the southwest wall of the Mount Hakone caldera in the Kanto Region of Honshu. The lake was created by the last volcanic eruption about 3000 years ago when lava flows dammed ...
Also known as: Lake Masyu, Mashu-See, Mashu-ko
Akan National Park, established in 1934 on the island of Hokkaido, Japan, is a pristine and wild landscape. The park is known for its vibrant blue, clear caldera lakes and natural hot springs, and is divided into two sections; Lake Mashu, one of the clearest lakes in the world, is found in the Kawayu ...
Also known as: Biwako
Lake Biwa, sometimes known as Biwa-ko, is Japan's largest lake with more than 165,000 acres. Lake Biwa is located in Japan's Kansai region in the Shiga Prefecture. Believed to have been the result of the massive earthquake that accompanied the creation of Mount Fuji, parts of Lake Biwa are estimated ...
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