Mount Ibuki is a 1,377 m (4,518 ft) high mountain, on the border of Maibara, Shiga Prefecture, and Ibigawa, Gifu Prefecture, Japan. It is one of the 100 Famous Japanese Mountains, and is also included on the lists of the 100 Kinki Mountains the 50 Shiga Mountains. Mount Ibuki is the highest mountain in Shiga Prefecture.Mount Ibuki is well known for receiving the World's heaviest snowfall in recorded history. On February 14, 1927, the depth of snow at the top of the peak was 11.82 m (38.8 ft).According to governmental weather records, it is a world record. Since ancient times, Mount Ibuki has also been famous for its rich variety of wild plants and animals, as well as for its beautiful shape.