Remarkable Glaciated Rocks Found in the High Mountains of the Central Upland of Japan

1936 Proceedings of the Imperial Academy  
The high mountain chain called the" Yari-Hodaka" range, separat ing the head streams of the two river valleys, namely Azusa-Gawa on the east and Gamada-Gawa on the west, keeping altitudes of morethan three thousand meters, along the distance of two kilometers, is the most remarkable mountain wall in the so-called " Japanese Alps." The peaks running from north to south, Yari-ga- Take (3,179.5 m.), Obami-Dake (3,100.0 m.), Naka-no-Take (3,100.0 m.), Minami-Dake (3,032.7 m), Kitahodaka-Dake
more » ... 0 m.), Karasawa-Dake (3,103.1 m.), Okuhodaka-Dake (3,190.0 m), Maehodaka-Dake (3,090.0 m.) are included in this region. And considering the abundant supply of snow in relation to the making of glaciers, this mountain region has been proved most interesting to several geographers who maintain either the glaciation theory or the nivation theory.
doi:10.2183/pjab1912.12.135 fatcat:yx274xgmmbaldoquiwd4itv5rq