Sanin Kaigan National Park
山陰海岸国立公園
Takeno Beach
LocationSan'in, Japan
Coordinates36°33′45″N 136°21′44″E / 36.5626°N 136.3623°E / 36.5626; 136.3623Coordinates: 36°33′45″N 136°21′44″E / 36.5626°N 136.3623°E / 36.5626; 136.3623
Area87.83 km²
Established15 July 1963
Imagoura of Kasumi Coast in Kami, Hyōgo Prefecture, Japan.
Imagoura of Kasumi Coast in Kami, Hyōgo Prefecture, Japan.
Tottori Sand Dunes in Tottori, Tottori prefecture, Japan.

Sanin Kaigan National Park (山陰海岸国立公園, San'in Kaigan Kokuritsu Kōen) is a National Park in Tottori, Hyōgo, and Kyōto Prefectures, Japan.[1] Established in 1963, the park runs continuously along the Sea of Japan coast from Tottori to Kyōtango.[1][2][3] The park covers 87.83 km². Sanin Kaigan National Park is known for its numerous inlets, rock formations, islands, and caves.[1]

The entire area of this national park is a part of San'in Kaigan Global Geopark.

Sites of interest

Noted fauna and flora

Related municipalities

See also

References

  1. ^ a b c d "San'in Coast National Park". Encyclopedia of Japan. Tokyo: Shogakukan. 2012. Archived from the original on 25 August 2007. Retrieved 12 April 2012.
  2. ^ "San'inkaigan National Park". Natural Parks Foundation. Retrieved 4 February 2012.
  3. ^ Sutherland, Mary; Britton, Dorothy (1995). National Parks of Japan. Kodansha. pp. 131–3.
  4. ^ "San'inkaigan National Park". Ministry of the Environment. Archived from the original on 8 February 2012. Retrieved 4 February 2012.
  5. ^ "Sanin Kaigan National Park". Kyōto Prefecture. Retrieved 4 February 2012.
  6. ^ "山陰海岸国立公園". Tottori Prefecture. Retrieved 4 February 2012.
  7. ^ "Sanin Kaigan". Hyōgo Prefecture. Retrieved 4 February 2012.
  8. ^ "Sanin Kaigan National Park - Basic Information". Ministry of the Environment. Archived from the original on 28 January 2013. Retrieved 4 February 2012.