Oga Quasi-National Park

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Oga Quasi-National Park
男鹿国定公園
IUCN category V (protected landscape/seascape)
Mt kampu.jpg
Mount Kanpū (355 m)
Location Honshū, Japan
Nearest city Oga, Akita Prefecture, Japan
Coordinates 39°54′50″N 139°43′18″E / 39.91389°N 139.72167°E / 39.91389; 139.72167Coordinates: 39°54′50″N 139°43′18″E / 39.91389°N 139.72167°E / 39.91389; 139.72167
Area 81.56 km²
Established 15 May 1973
Governing body Akita prefectural government [1]

Oga Quasi-National Park (男鹿国定公園 Oga Kokutei Kōen?) is a quasi-national park on the Oga Peninsula, in Akita Prefecture, in far northwestern Japan. The park is wholly within the city of Oga.[2][3][4][5][6] It is rated a protected landscape (category V) according to the IUCN.[7]

The area was designated a quasi-national park on May 15, 1973.[8]

Like all quasi-national parks in Japan, the park is managed by the local prefectural government, in this case, that of Akita prefecture.[1]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  • Sutherland, Mary and Britton, Dorothy. The National Parks of Japan. Kodansha International (1995). ISBN 4-7700-1971-8

External links[edit]

  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. ^ "栗駒/南三陸金華山/蔵王/男鹿". National Parks Association of Japan. Retrieved 29 February 2012. 
  3. ^ "List of Quasi-National Parks". Ministry of the Environment. Retrieved 29 February 2012. 
  4. ^ "Natural Parks of Akita Prefecture" (in Japanese). Akita Prefecture. Retrieved 29 February 2012. 
  5. ^ "男鹿国定公園". Ministry of the Environment. Retrieved 29 February 2012. 
  6. ^ "男鹿国定公園". Akita Prefectural Tourism Federation. Retrieved 29 February 2012. 
  7. ^ World Database on Protected Areas. United Nations Environment Programme, World Conservation Monitoring Center title=Oga http://www.mpaglobal.org/index.php?action=showMain&site_code=3249 title=Oga |url= missing title (help). Retrieved 2013-10-01. 
  8. ^ "List of Quasi-national Parks". Official Home Page of the Ministry of the Environment. Ministry of the Environment Government of Japan. 1994-03-31. Retrieved 2009-10-05.