Niseko-Shakotan-Otaru Kaigan Quasi-National Park

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Niseko-Shakotan-Otaru Kaigan Quasi-National Park
ニセコ積丹小樽海岸国定公園
IUCN category V (protected landscape/seascape)
Map showing the location of Niseko-Shakotan-Otaru Kaigan Quasi-National Park
Map showing the location of Niseko-Shakotan-Otaru Kaigan Quasi-National Park
Location of Niseko-Shakotan-Otaru Kaigan Quasi-National Park in Japan
Location Hokkaidō, Japan
Nearest city Furubira, Iwanai, Kamoenai, Kutchan, Kyōwa, Niseko, Otaru, Rankoshi, Shakotan, Tomari, Yoichi
Coordinates 42°53′28″N 140°33′6″E / 42.89111°N 140.55167°E / 42.89111; 140.55167Coordinates: 42°53′28″N 140°33′6″E / 42.89111°N 140.55167°E / 42.89111; 140.55167
Area 190.09 square kilometres (73.39 sq mi) [1]
Established July 24, 1963[1]

Niseko-Shakotan-Otaru Kaigan Quasi-National Park (ニセコ積丹小樽海岸国定公園 Niseko-Shakotan-Otaru Kaigan Kokutei Kōen?) is a quasi-national park in the Shiribeshi Subprefecture of Hokkaidō, Japan.[1] On the coast of the Sea of Japan, there is a Marine Protected Area[2] covering the west and north coast of Shakotan peninsula from Kamoenai to Otaru. The park also protects the area around the Mount Raiden and Niseko Volcanic Groups.[3][4] Niseko-Shakotan-Otaru Kaigan Quasi-National Park was established in 1963.[5]

According to the World Database on Protected Areas, this park protects the following species:[3]

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  1. ^ a b c List of Quasi-National Parks, Ministry of the Environment Government of Japan , Last access 9 June 2009
  2. ^ Wood, L. J. (2007). "Niseko - Shakotan - Otaru Kaigan". MPA Global: A database of the world's marine protected areas. Sea Around Us Project, UNEP-WCMC & WWF. Retrieved 2009-06-09. 
  3. ^ a b "The Niseko - Shakotan - Otaru Kaigan Quasi National Park". World Database on Protected Areas (WDPA) Annual Release 2009. The WDPA is a joint product of UNEP and IUCN, prepared by UNEP-WCMC, supported by IUCN WCPA and working with Governments, the Secretariats of MEAs and collaborating NGOs. February 2009. Retrieved 2009-06-09. 
  4. ^ "ニセコ積丹小樽海岸国定公園" [Niseko-Shakotan-Otaru Kaigan Quasi-National Park]. Dijitaru Daijisen (in Japanese). Tokyo: Shogakukan. 2012. OCLC 56431036. Retrieved 2012-07-12. 
  5. ^ "ニセコ積丹小樽海岸国定公園" [Niseko-Shakotan-Otaru Kaigan Quasi-National Park]. Nihon Kokugo Daijiten (in Japanese). Tokyo: Shogakukan. 2012. OCLC 56431036. Retrieved 2012-08-12.