July 14, 2006Japan's most famous mountain is more than a
sacred site and a tourist destination. It's also an active volcano that
sits just 70 miles (112 kilometers) from the crowded streets of
Tokyo (Japan map).
Watch as photographer Karen Kasmauski samples the cultural
offerings meant to appease the goddess of Mount Fuji before making the
arduous climb up the 12,388-foot (3,776-meter) volcano.