Kesennuma Prefectural Natural Park

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Kesennuma Prefectural Natural Park
県立自然公園気仙沼
Location Miyagi Prefecture, Japan
Coordinates 38°51′39″N 141°29′56″E / 38.86083°N 141.49889°E / 38.86083; 141.49889Coordinates: 38°51′39″N 141°29′56″E / 38.86083°N 141.49889°E / 38.86083; 141.49889
Area 210.79 km²
Established 29 December 1948

Kesennuma Prefectural Natural Park (県立自然公園気仙沼, Kenritsu shizen kōen Kesennuma) is a Prefectural Natural Park in northeast Miyagi Prefecture, Japan. First designated for protection in 1948, the park is within the municipality of Kesennuma. It includes the highlands of the Kitakami Mountains (北上山地) as well as some 12 km of coastline, and encompasses Mount Tokusenjō (徳仙丈山), celebrated for its rhododendrons, and Ōshima (大島), for its camellias.[1][2]

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  1. ^ "Designation of the Natural Parks of Miyagi Prefecture". Miyagi Prefecture. Archived from the original on 13 September 2012. Retrieved 5 February 2012. 
  2. ^ "Kesennuma Prefectural Natural Park". Miyagi Prefecture. Archived from the original on 11 September 2012. Retrieved 5 February 2012. 

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