What is the meaning of this Mt. Fuji sign?
Search this site:             

What is the meaning of this Mt. Fuji sign?

by Christina

Nihon Sangaku Renmei Shuunen Kinen sign on Mt. Fuji

Nihon Sangaku Renmei Shuunen Kinen sign on Mt. Fuji

I read through your Climbing Mt. Fuji guide page and was wondering if you had ever seen this?

I climbed the mountain a few years ago and had a picture of it, however I had a break in and they took my hard drive with all my photos on it.

The pound signs are numbers (6). Can you help me out?

Comments for What is the meaning of this Mt. Fuji sign?

Average Rating starstarstarstarstar

Click here to add your own comments

Oct 05, 2015
Rating
starstarstarstarstar
Visit
by: Tomo

I will keep visiting to see more articles.

May 19, 2013
Rating
starstarstarstarstar
Japan mountain association commemorative anniversity plaque
by: Gary Wolff

Christina, the Japanese language is not my forte, but I consulted a Japanese friend who translated the sign as follows:

創立 (souritsu) - founding
周年記念 (shuunenkinen) - memorial anniversary
日本山岳 (nihonsangaku) - Japan mountains
主催 (shusai) - organized
国 (kuni) - country
山岳連盟 (sangakurenmei) - mountain association

It seems that the plaque may be commemorating the ??th year anniversary of some unknown event, and was perhaps funded or sponsored by a mountain climbing association such as the Japan Mountaineering Association (http://www.jma-sangaku.or.jp/cominfo/) or the Japanese Alpine Club (http://www.jac.or.jp/).

As for the missing 6 numbers, I don't have a clue. Sorry I failed to solve your puzzle, but it was fun giving it a shot nonetheless... :-)

Click here to add your own comments

Join in and write your own page! It's easy to do. How? Simply click here to return to Climbing Mt. Fuji.

Summer 1974 hitchhiking trip ebook cover
Now available for only $0.99 from Amazon


Tokyo Weather/Sky
Click for Tokyo, Japan Forecast
Click for Tokyo, Japan Forecast

GW's road trip ebook cover
A free download from Smashwords or for only $0.99 from Amazon



new Climbing Mt. Fuji book
eBook price just dropped to only $2.99 at Amazon!




eBook price just dropped to only $2.99 at Amazon!

 



Let's connect!!

Gary J. Wolff
Facebook badge

View Gary J. Wolff's profile on LinkedIn

My pics:

My videos: YouTube logo