Mikawa-wan Quasi-National Park

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Mikawa Wan Quasi-National Park
三河湾国定公園
IUCN category V (protected landscape/seascape)
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Cape Irago
Map showing the location of Mikawa Wan Quasi-National Park
Map showing the location of Mikawa Wan Quasi-National Park
Mikawa Wan Quasi-National Park in Japan
Location Aichi Prefecture, Japan
Coordinates 34°36′59″N 137°8′49″E / 34.61639°N 137.14694°E / 34.61639; 137.14694Coordinates: 34°36′59″N 137°8′49″E / 34.61639°N 137.14694°E / 34.61639; 137.14694
Area 94.43 km²
Established April 10, 1958
Governing body Aichi Prefecture [1]

Mikawa-wan Quasi-National Park (三河湾国定公園 Mikawa-wan Kokutei Kōen?) is a Quasi-National Park in Aichi Prefecture, Japan.[2][3] It is rated a protected landscape (category V) according to the IUCN.[4] The park includes the coastal areas of Atsumi Peninsula, the Pacific shoreline of Chita Peninsula as well as islands and portion of the northern shoreline of Mikawa Bay.[5]

It was founded on 10 April 1958 and has an area of 94.4 km².[6]

Like all Quasi-National Parks in Japan, the park is managed by the local prefectural governments.[1]

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References[edit]

  • Southerland, Mary and Britton, Dorothy. The National Parks of Japan. Kodansha International (1995). ISBN 4-7700-1971-8
  1. ^ a b "National Park systems: Definition of National Parks". National Parks of Japan. Ministry of the Environment of the Government of Japan. Retrieved 2008-08-29. 
  2. ^ "三河湾国定公園". Ministry of the Environment. Retrieved 10 May 2011. 
  3. ^ "三河湾/鈴鹿/室生赤目青山/琵琶湖". National Parks Association of Japan. Retrieved 10 May 2011. 
  4. ^ MPA Global Database
  5. ^ "Mikawa Wan Quasi National Park". World Database on Protected Areas. United Nations Environment Programme, World Conservation Monitoring Center. 
  6. ^ "List of National Parks". Ministry of the Environment. Retrieved 10 May 2011.