Kurikoma Quasi-National Park
|Kurikoma Quasi-National Park|
Map of Japan
|Area||771.4 km2 (297.8 sq mi)|
|Established||22 July 1968|
Kurikoma Quasi-National Park (栗駒国定公園 Kurikoma Kokutei Kōen?) is a Quasi-National Park that extends between Akita, Iwate, Miyagi, and Yamagata Prefectures, Japan. Established in 1968, the central feature of the park is Mount Kurikoma (栗駒山?) at 1,627 m (5,338 ft). It is rated a protected landscape (category II) according to the IUCN.
Like all Quasi-National Parks in Japan, the park is managed by the local prefectural governments.
- Akita: Higashinaruse, Yuzawa
- Iwate: Ichinoseki, Kanegasaki, Kitakami, Nishiwaga, Ōshū
- Miyagi: Kurihara, Ōsaki
- Yamagata: Kaneyama, Mogami, Shinjō
- Southerland, Mary and Britton, Dorothy. The National Parks of Japan. Kodansha International (1995). ISBN 4-7700-1971-8
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