Sobaeksan National Park

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Sobaeksan National Park
소백산국립공원, 小白山國立公園
IUCN category II (national park)
Snow in Sobaeksan national park.jpg
Location Chungcheongbuk-do, Gyeongsangbuk-do, South Korea
Coordinates 36°57′54″N 128°30′25″E / 36.965°N 128.507°E / 36.965; 128.507Coordinates: 36°57′54″N 128°30′25″E / 36.965°N 128.507°E / 36.965; 128.507[1]
Area 322.38 km2 (124.47 sq mi)[2]
Established 14 December 1987
Governing body Korea National Park Service
http://english.knps.or.kr/Knp/Sobaeksan/Intro/Introduction.aspx

Sobaeksan National Park (Korean: 소백산국립공원, 小白山國立公園) is located in the provinces of Chungcheongbuk-do and Gyeongsangbuk-do, South Korea. It was designated as the 18th national park in 1987.[2] It is named after the 1,439-metre (4,721 ft) mountain Sobaeksan. The park is home to 1,067 plant species and 2,639 animal species.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Sobaeksan National Park". protectedplanet.net. 
  2. ^ a b c "Sobaeksan: Intro". Korea National Park Service. Retrieved 18 September 2010. 

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