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Mt. Hiei is a mountain on the north edge of Kyoto which was famously home to temples of warrior monks for centuries.
They’d occasionally come into town to fight other monks or to terrorize the populace.
[Wreck of Japanese battleship Hiei may have been located off Solomon Islands](https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2018/02/26/wreck-japanese-battleship-hiei-may-have-located-solomon-islands/)
>Japanese researchers believe they have located the wreck of the Imperial Japanese Navy battleship Hiei – designed by a British naval architect and built with British components before being pitted against the Royal Navy in the early exchanges of the Second World War in the Far East.
>The Hiei was the first Japanese battleship to be lost in that conflict…
>Badly damaged in an encounter in November 1942 with US Navy units off Guadalcanal, the Hiei was under tow when it was subsequently attacked by US bombers and the order was given to abandon ship.
>The vessel drifted at night from its last confirmed position before sinking with the loss of 188 of her crew, making determining its final resting place more difficult.
>The Japanese group has used sonar to map the seabed around the Solomons and to identify anomalies. In late November a previously unknown wreck was discovered about 7 miles north of Guadalcanal.