Mount Yakebitai

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Mount Yakebitai
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Mount Yakebitai
Highest point
Elevation 2,009 m (6,591 ft)  OOjs UI icon edit-ltr-progressive.svg
Coordinates 36°46′N138°31′E / 36.767°N 138.517°E / 36.767; 138.517 Coordinates: 36°46′N138°31′E / 36.767°N 138.517°E / 36.767; 138.517
Naming
Native name焼額山  (Japanese)
Geography
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Mount Yakebitai

Mount Yakebitai (焼額山, Yakebitai-yama) is a mountain located in Yamanouchi, Nagano, Japan. For the 1998 Winter Olympics, it hosted the alpine skiing slalom and snowboarding giant slalom events.

During the 1998 games, the mountain suffered a mild earthquake that registered 5.0 on the Richter magnitude scale, but the skiing events continued.

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