Sanin Kaigan National Park

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Sanin Kaigan National Park
山陰海岸国立公園
IUCN category II (national park)
TakenoBeach Hyogo prefecture.jpg
Takeno Beach
Location San'in, Japan
Coordinates 36°33′45″N 136°21′44″E / 36.5626°N 136.3623°E / 36.5626; 136.3623Coordinates: 36°33′45″N 136°21′44″E / 36.5626°N 136.3623°E / 36.5626; 136.3623
Area 87.83 km²
Established 15 July 1963
Imagoura of Kasumi Coast in Kami, Hyogo prefecture, Japan.

Sanin Kaigan National Park (山陰海岸国立公園 San'in Kaigan Kokuritsu Kōen?) is a National Park in Tottori, Hyōgo, and Kyōto Prefectures, Japan.[1] Established in 1963, the park runs continuously along the Sea of Japan coast from Tottori to Kyōtango[2][3][1] The park covers 87.83 km². Sanin Kaigan National Park is known for its numerous inlets, rock formations, islands, and caves.[1]

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  1. ^ a b c d "San'in Coast National Park". Encyclopedia of Japan. Tokyo: Shogakukan. 2012. Retrieved 2012-04-12. 
  2. ^ "San'inkaigan National Park". Natural Parks Foundation. Retrieved 4 February 2012. 
  3. ^ Sutherland, Mary; Britton, Dorothy (1995). National Parks of Japan. Kodansha. pp. 131–3. 
  4. ^ "San'inkaigan National Park". Ministry of the Environment. Retrieved 4 February 2012. 
  5. ^ "Sanin Kaigan National Park". Kyōto Prefecture. Retrieved 4 February 2012. 
  6. ^ "山陰海岸国立公園". Tottori Prefecture. Retrieved 4 February 2012. 
  7. ^ "Sanin Kaigan". Hyōgo Prefecture. Retrieved 4 February 2012. 
  8. ^ "Sanin Kaigan National Park - Basic Information". Ministry of the Environment. Retrieved 4 February 2012. 

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