Hyōnosen-Ushiroyama-Nagisan Quasi-National Park

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Hyōnosen-Ushiroyama-Nagisan Quasi-National Park
氷ノ山後山那岐山国定公園
IUCN category V (protected landscape/seascape)
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Map showing the location of Hyōnosen-Ushiroyama-Nagisan Quasi-National Park
Map showing the location of Hyōnosen-Ushiroyama-Nagisan Quasi-National Park
Location of Hyōnosen-Ushiroyama-Nagisan Quasi-National Park in Japan
Location Kansai Region, Japan
Nearest city Toyooka, Hyōgo Prefecture
Coordinates 35°20′17″N 134°29′2″E / 35.33806°N 134.48389°E / 35.33806; 134.48389Coordinates: 35°20′17″N 134°29′2″E / 35.33806°N 134.48389°E / 35.33806; 134.48389
Area 488.03 square kilometres (188.43 sq mi)
Established April 10, 1969
Governing body Hyōgo Prefecture, Tottori Prefecture, Okayama Prefecture

Hyōnosen-Ushiroyama-Nagisan Kokutei Kōen (氷ノ山後山那岐山国定公園?) is a Quasi-National Park in Hyōgo Prefecture, Tottori Prefecture, and Okayama Prefecture, Japan.[1][2] It was founded on 10 April 1969 and has an area of 488.03 square kilometres (188.43 sq mi).[3][4][5]

Overview[edit]

Hyōnosen-Ushiroyama-Nagisan Kokutei Kōen comprises three areas of the Chūgoku Mountains, a mountain range which forms the backbone of the Chūgoku region of western Japan and extends under the Pacific Ocean.[4] The park covers 48,803 hectares (120,590 acres): 25,200 hectares (62,000 acres) in Hyōgo Prefecture, 15,024 hectares (37,130 acres) in Okayama Prefecture, and 8,579 hectares (21,200 acres) in Tottori Prefecture.

Jurisdictions[edit]

Mountains[edit]

Important mountains of the park include:

  • Mount Hyōno -- 1,510 metres (4,950 ft). Hyōgo and Tottori prefectures
  • Mount Sobu -- 1,074 metres (3,524 ft). Hyōgo Prefecture
  • Mount Mimuro -- 1,358 metres (4,455 ft). Hyōgo and Tottori prefectures
  • Mount Ushiro -- 1,345 metres (4,413 ft). Hyōgo and Okayama prefectures
  • Mount Nagi -- 1,255 metres (4,117 ft). Tottori and Okayama prefectures[5][4]

See also[edit]

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "氷ノ山後山那岐山国定公園". Ministry of the Environment. Retrieved 10 May 2011. 
  2. ^ "丹後天橋立大江山/明治の森箕面/金剛生駒紀泉/氷ノ山後山那岐山". National Parks Association of Japan. Retrieved 10 May 2011. 
  3. ^ "List of National Parks". Ministry of the Environment. Retrieved 10 May 2011. 
  4. ^ a b c "氷ノ山後山那岐山国定公園" [Hyōnosen-Ushiroyama-Nagisan Kokutei Kōen]. Dijitaru daijisen (in Japanese). Tokyo: Shogakukan. 2012. OCLC 56431036. Archived from the original on August 25, 2007. Retrieved 2012-07-11. 
  5. ^ a b "氷ノ山後山那岐山国定公園" [Hyōnosen-Ushiroyama-Nagisan Kokutei Kōen]. Nihon Daihyakka Zensho (Nipponika) (in Japanese). Tokyo: Shogakukan. 2012. OCLC 153301537. Archived from the original on August 25, 2007. Retrieved 2012-07-10.