Kirishima-Yaku National Park

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Kirishima-Yaku National Park
霧島屋久国立公園
IUCN category II (national park)
Yakushima Deer 02.jpg
Location Kyūshū, Japan
Area 548.33 km²
Established March 16, 1934

Kirishima-Yaku National Park (霧島屋久国立公園 Kirishima-Yaku Kokuritsu Kōen?) is a national park in Kyūshū, Japan. It is composed of two parts: Kirishima-Kagoshima Bay, an area of Kagoshima Prefecture and Miyazaki Prefecture known for its active volcanoes, volcanic lakes, and onsen; and Yakushima, an island south of Kyūshū in Kagoshima Prefecture, known for its cryptomeria or yakusugi (屋久杉?).

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Kirishima was used as a filming location for the 1967 James Bond movie, You Only Live Twice.[3]

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