National Geographic : 1944 Apr
0 Shimizu Mount Fuji, near Tokyo, Symbol of Japan's Natural Beauty, Will Be an Outstanding Guidepost toAllied Bombers This 12,388-foot volcanic sentinel loses most of its snowcap in summer. Island-studded bays and rocky shorelines, such asthis atMito inSuruga Bay, afford strong defense. They bristle everywhere with coastal batteries. The conical island lying off the headland isAwa Shima.