The Hakkoda-san is a volcanic mountain range and is situated in the south of Aomori city in the Aomori Prefecture. It is situated within the Towada-Hachimantai National Park. The range consists of more than a dozen dormant volcanoes and lava domes divided into the northern and southern group. The Hakkoda-san is listed as one of the 100 famous mountains in Japan. Its highest peak is the Mount Odake at 1'585 metres.
The summits of the northern group are:
Mount Odake 1'585 m, Mount Takada-Odake 1'552 m, Mount Idodake 1'537 m, Mount Akakuradake 1'521 m, Mount Kodake 1'478 m, Mount Iodake 1'360 m, Mount Tamoyachidake 1'324 m, Mount Maedake 1'251 m, Mount Hinadake 1'240 m and Mount Ishikuradake 1'202 m.
The summits of the southern group are:
Kushi Summit 1'516 m, Mount Kamidake 1516 m, Mount Shimodake 1'342 m, Mount Norikuradake 1'450 m, Koma Summit 1'416 m , Mount Sarukuradake 1'353 m, Mount Yokodake 1'339 m, Mount Akakuradake 1'290 m, Mount Minamizawadake 1'198 m and Mount Sakasagawadake 1'183 m.
Japan 1951, Hakkoda-san.
The stamp was issued in sheets of 20 stamps and in the miniaturesheet "Towada-Hachimantai National Park".