Sado-Yahiko-Yoneyama Quasi-National Park

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Sado-Yahiko-Yoneyama Quasi-National Park
佐渡弥彦米山国定公園
IUCN category V (protected landscape/seascape)
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Map showing the location of Sado-Yahiko-Yoneyama Quasi-National Park
Map showing the location of Sado-Yahiko-Yoneyama Quasi-National Park
Sado-Yahiko-Yoneyama Quasi-National Park in Japan
Location Honshū, Japan
Coordinates 38°15′39″N 138°27′30″E / 38.26083°N 138.45833°E / 38.26083; 138.45833Coordinates: 38°15′39″N 138°27′30″E / 38.26083°N 138.45833°E / 38.26083; 138.45833
Area 294.64 sq.km
Established July 27, 1950
Governing body Niigata, prefectural governments [1]

Sado-Yahiko-Yoneyama Quasi-National Park (佐渡弥彦米山国定公園 Sado-Yahiko-Yoneyama Kokutei Kōen?) is a Quasi-National Park in Niigata Prefecture, Japan. Designated on 27 July 1950, it has an area of 29,364 ha.[2][3] It is rated a protected landscape (category V) according to the IUCN.[4]

Like all Quasi-National Parks in Japan, the park is managed by the local prefectural governments.[1]

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References[edit]

  • Southerland, Mary and Britton, Dorothy. The National Parks of Japan. Kodansha International (1995). ISBN 4-7700-1971-8

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b "National Park systems: Definition of National Parks". National Parks of Japan. Ministry of the Environment of the Government of Japan. Retrieved 2008-08-29. 
  2. ^ "List of Quasi-National Parks". Ministry of the Environment. Retrieved 27 April 2011. 
  3. ^ "佐渡弥彦米山国定公園". National Parks Association of Japan. Retrieved 27 April 2011. 
  4. ^ "Sado-Yahiko-Yoneyama". World Database on Protected Areas. United Nations Environment Programme, World Conservation Monitoring Center. Retrieved 2016-07-05.