Sarobetsu plain

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Sarobetsu-genya

Sarobetsu-genya (サロベツ原野?), derived from the Ainu sar (marsh) and pet (river),[1] is a coastal plain and low-lying moor in northwestern Hokkaidō, Japan. With an area of approximately 20,000 ha, it forms part of the Rishiri-Rebun-Sarobetsu National Park, and its wetlands are a Ramsar Site.[2][3][4][5]

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  1. ^ Sutherland, Mary; Britton, Dorothy (1980). National Parks of Japan. Kodansha. pp. 229–31. ISBN 4-7700-1971-8. 
  2. ^ "Introducing places of interest: Rishiri-Rebun-Sarobetsu National Park". Ministry of the Environment. Retrieved 24 March 2011. 
  3. ^ "Ramsar Sites in Japan - Sarobetsu-genya". Ministry of the Environment. Retrieved 24 March 2011. 
  4. ^ "Rishi-Rebun-Sarobetsu National Park". National Parks Foundation. Retrieved 24 March 2011. 
  5. ^ "Information Sheet on Ramsar Wetlands - Sarobetsu-genya". Wetlands International. Retrieved 24 March 2011.