Thursday, October 25, 2012

Autumn colors in October

The foliage season started later than usual.

Autumn colors past peak at Mount Ishizuchi (石鎚山, Ishizuchi-san) situated between Ehime and Kochi prefectures.


Mount Ishizuchi
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 Autumn colors past peak at Karasawa(涸沢) in Nagano Prefecture.




                       



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Mount Norikura
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Autumn colors past peak at Mount Norikura(乗鞍岳, Norikura-dake) situated between Gifu and Nagano prefectures.




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 Autumn colors are now at their peak at Mount Amakazari(雨飾山, Amakazari-yama) in Nagano Prefecture.





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Autumn colors are now at their peak at Shirabiso Highlands(しらびそ高原, Shirabiso-kogen) and Shimoguri no Sato(下栗の里) in Nagano Prefecture.


Shirabiso Highlands
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Shirabiso Highlands
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Shirabiso Highlands
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Shimoguri no Sato(the hamlet of Shimoguri)
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photo by Miyagi Prefectural Tourism Division
 Autumn colors past peak at Mount Kurikoma(栗駒山) in Miyagi Prefecture.

















photo by Miyagi Prefectural Tourism Division

Autumn colors are now at their peak at Sankai Falls(三階滝, Sankai-daki) in Miyagi Prefecture.


















photo by Miyagi Prefectural Tourism Division

Autumn colors are changing at Banji-iwa(磐司岩) in Miyagi Prefecture. They will peak soon.


















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Autumn colors are changing at Naruko Gorge(鳴子峡) in Miyagi Prefecture.















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Autumn colors are changing at Yokokawa Gorge(横川渓谷, Yokokawa-keikoku) in Miyagi Prefecture.















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Autumn colors are changing at Momijigawa Gorge(紅葉川渓谷, Momijigawa-keikoku) in Yamagata Prefecture.















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Autumn colors are changing at Mount Daisen(大山) in Tottori Prefecture.

















Autumn colors are changing at Onami Pond(大浪池, Onami-ike or Onami-no-ike) in Kagoshima Prefecture.


Onami Pond
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Mt. Kutsukake
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Autumn colors past peak or are at their peak at Mt. Kutsukake(沓掛山, Kutsukake-yama), Mt. Taisen(大船山, Taisen-zan), Mt. Mimata(三俣山, Mimata-yama) belonging to the Kuju Mountains(九重連山)  in Oita Prefecture.










Mt. Taisen
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Mt. Taisen
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Mt. Mimata
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Mt. Mimata
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Mt. Mimata
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Autumn colors are at their peak at Mount Neko(根子岳, Neko-dake) in Kumamoto prefecture.


photo by Miyagi Prefectural Tourism Division

The foliage remains green along Okunikkawa River(奥新川) in Miyagi Prefecture. Autumn colors will be at their peak from late October to early November.




photo by Miyagi Prefectural Tourism Division
 The foliage remains green along Akiu Great Falls(秋保大滝, Akiu-otaki) in Miyagi Prefecture.Autumn colors will be at their peak from late October to early November.

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Autumn colors are changing at Gokase Gorge(五ヶ瀬渓谷, Gokase-keikoku) in Miyazaki Prefecture.

4 comments:

  1. Thanks for sharing this amazing set of pictures. I've never seen fall foliage live from Japan but now I hope one day I do. Mount Ishizuchi is sharp like a tooth!

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    1. Thank you for your comment. Please see my previous posts as well.

      autumn leaves in cool regions:
      http://ichinen-fourseasonsinjapan.blogspot.jp/2011/10/foliage-season.html

      autumn color of leaves in Nikko:
      http://ichinen-fourseasonsinjapan.blogspot.jp/2010/10/autumn-color-of-leaves.html

      foliage season in Kyoto:
      http://ichinen-fourseasonsinjapan.blogspot.jp/2011/11/foliage-season-in-kyoto2.html

      http://ichinen-fourseasonsinjapan.blogspot.jp/2011/11/foliage-season-in-kyoto1.html

      At this time, major viewing spots in Japan are crowded with people who come to see the beautiful foliage.

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  2. Hi Ichinen, these pictures of autumn are grogeous! It really shows the beauty of Japan in this season. Thanks for sharing these pictures.
    Oh, I wish I could go to Japan some day.......
    Greetings, Ilona

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    1. Some people say that this year's autumn weather has created highly vivid red leaf colors in mountainous areas. Autumn leaves are turning colors in Kyoto.

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