16 Yui "Satta Pass"
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The path becomes steeper and steeper here and finally emerges at the Satta Pass, known as a most perilous spot. The top of this pass commands a spectacular view - the expanse of Suruga Bay below the cliff, the irregular shapes of weather-beaten pines trees and beautiful Mount Fuji rising in the center. The composition and coloring are superb. Lending a humorous touch is a traveler who fearfully looks down at the sea far below shading his eyes with a hand.