Junko Tabei, who recently passed away, was the well-known mountaineer of which country?

Junko Tabei (77), who was the first woman to climb the world’s highest peak “Mount Everest”, has recently passed away in Tokyo, Japan. She reached the summit of Mt.Everest in 1975. In 1992, she also became the first woman to scale the “Seven Summits”, or the tallest mountains on each of the seven continents.