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Aokigahara, Misaka Moontains an Saiko Loch seen frae Moont Ryu o Tenshi Moontains

Aokigahara (青木ヶ原), an aa kent as the Sea o Trees (樹海, Jukai), is a forest on the northwastren flank o Japan's Moont Fuji thrivin on 30 square kilometres (12 sq mi) o haurdened lava laid doun bi the last major eruption o Moont Fuji in 864 CE.[1] The wastren edge o Aokigahara, whaur thare are several caves filled wi ice, is a popular destination for tourists an schuil trips. Pairts o Aokigahara are verra dense, an the porous lava absorbs soond, helpin tae provide veesitors wi a sense o solitude.[2]

The forest haes a historical reputation as a hame tae "yūrei" or ghaists o the deid in Japanese meethologie. In recent years, Aokigahara haes acome internaitionally kent as ane o the warld's maist popular suicide steids, an signs at the heid o some trails urge suicidal veesitors tae think o thair faimilies an contact a suicide prevention association.

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Coordinates: 35°28′12″N 138°37′11″E / 35.47000°N 138.61972°E / 35.47000; 138.61972