Nishi-Chugoku Sanchi Quasi-National Park

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Nishi-Chūgoku Sanchi Quasi-National Park
西中国山地国定公園
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Map showing the location of Nishi-Chūgoku Sanchi Quasi-National Park
Map showing the location of Nishi-Chūgoku Sanchi Quasi-National Park
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Location Shimane/Hiroshima/Yamaguchi Prefecture, Japan
Coordinates 34°31′19″N 132°06′36″E / 34.522°N 132.11°E / 34.522; 132.11Coordinates: 34°31′19″N 132°06′36″E / 34.522°N 132.11°E / 34.522; 132.11[1]
Area 285.53 km2 (110.24 sq mi)
Established January 10, 1969

Nishi-Chūgoku Sanchi Quasi-National Park (西中国山地国定公園 Nishi-Chūgoku-sanchi Kokutei Kōen?) is a Quasi-National Park in Shimane Prefecture, Hiroshima Prefecture, and Yamaguchi Prefecture, Japan.[2][3] It was founded on 10 January 1969 and has an area of 285.53 km2 (110.24 sq mi).[4]

Overview[edit]

There are a lot of beautiful mountain and ravines including Mount Osorakan (恐羅漢山 Osorakan-zan?), Mount Kanmuri (Hatsukaichi, Hiroshima) (吉和冠山 Yoshiwa Kanmuri-yama?), Sandan ravine (三段峡 Sandan-kyō?), Hikimi ravine (匹見峡 Hikimi-kyō?) and Jakuchi ravine (寂地峡 Jakuchi-kyō?).

There are virgin forests of Japanese beeches, Japanese oaks and Japanese horse chestnut.

There are Asiatic black bears, Japanese macaques, mountain hawk eagle and Japanese giant salamanders.

Mountains[edit]

Ravines[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Nishi Chugoku Sanchi Quasi National Park". protectedplanet.net. 
  2. ^ "西中国山地国定公園". Ministry of the Environment. Retrieved 10 May 2011. 
  3. ^ "大和青垣/高野龍神/比婆道後帝釈/西中国山地". National Parks Association of Japan. Retrieved 10 May 2011. 
  4. ^ "List of National Parks". Ministry of the Environment. Retrieved 10 May 2011. 

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