Mikawa-wan Quasi-National Park
|Mikawa Wan Quasi-National Park|
IUCN category V (protected landscape/seascape)
|Location||Aichi Prefecture, Japan|
|Established||April 10, 1958|
|Governing body||Aichi Prefecture |
Mikawa-wan Quasi-National Park (三河湾国定公園 Mikawa-wan Kokutei Kōen) is a Quasi-National Park in Aichi Prefecture, Japan. It is rated a protected landscape (category V) according to the IUCN. The park includes the coastal areas of Atsumi Peninsula, the Pacific shoreline of Chita Peninsula as well as islands and portion of the northern shoreline of Mikawa Bay.
It was founded on 10 April 1958 and has an area of 94.4 km².
Like all Quasi-National Parks in Japan, the park is managed by the local prefectural governments.
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