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Panoramic Photos of Japanese Mountains, Lite Edition

Panoramic Photos of Japanese Mountains, Lite Edition
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The "100 Famous Japanese Mountains" is a selection of celebrated Japanese mountains
by mountaineer/author Kyūya Fukada. Please enjoy the grand scenery from over 2000m above sea level.

If you have an iPhone 3GS, which has a built-in compass,
you can enjoy the panorama aligned to the real directions.
Just hold your device in front, turn around, and look up and down
to immerse yourself in the mountains.

(Note: some panoramas don't include directional information)

The Lite Edition includes hand-picked panoramas from all of the regions.
The app gets updated as a new region becomes available.

** Number of panoramas included

- Lite Edition: 6 (Currently, 3 out of 8 regions is released to the App Store)
- Paid Edition: 50 per region (about 500 in total)

** Mountains with panoramas

- Mt. Shari
- Mt. Poroshiri
- Hakkōda Mountains
- Asahi Mountains
- Mt Makihata
- Mt Azumaya

** Mountains with location / details only

- Mt. Rausu
- Mt. Meakan
- Daisetsuzan Volcanic Group
- Mt. Tomuraushi
- Mt. Tokachi
- Mt. Yōtei
- Mt. Iwaki
- Mt. Hachimantai
- Mt. Iwate
- Mt. Hayachine
- Mt. Chōkai
- Mt. Gassan
- Mt. Asahi
- Mt. Zaō
- Mt. Iide
- Mt. Azuma
- Mt. Adatara
- Mt. Bandai
- Mt. Komagatake
- Mt Komagatake, Echigo
- Mt Hiragatake
- Tanigawa-dake
- Mt Amakazari
- Mt Naeba
- Mt Myoko
- Mt Hiuchi
- Mt Takatsuma
- Mt Kusatsu-Shirane
- Mt Asama

** Features

- View mountain locations on map
- View mountain summaries
- View article of the mountain in Wikipedia
- View panoramic photographs from the mountain top and from surrounding area
- Links to other apps in series

** How to navigate inside the panorama

- Go back: tap the leftmost of the lower menu
- Switch compass on/off: tap the 2nd left of the lower menu
- Next panorama: tap the rightmost of the lower menu
- Previous panorama: tap the 2nd right of the lower menu
- Pan up: tap the upper edge
- Pan down: tap the lower edge
- Pan left: tap the left edge
- Pan right: tap the rigth edge
- Pan up/down: swipe up/down
- Pan sideways: swipe left/right

** How to navigate inside the panorama with compass enabled

- Pan sideways: point the back of your device to the desired direction
- Pan up/down: point the back of your device up/down

What's New in Version 1.6

+ Several bug fixes


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