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Japan, Shirakami-Sanchi

 Posted by , last edited on December 16, 2013 at 04:50:16

Location Ajigasawa-machi, Nishitsugaru-gun, Aomori Prefecture; Fukaura-machi, Nishitsugaru-gun, Aomori Prefecture; Iwasaki-mura, Nishitsugaru-gun, Aomori Prefecture; Fujisato-machi, Yamamoto-gun, Akita Prefecture, Japan
Coordinates N40 28 12 E140 7 48
Property 16,971 ha
Date of Inscription 1993

Brief Description (http://whc.unesco.org/en/list/663 )

Situated in the mountains of northern Honshu, this trackless site includes the last virgin remains of the cool-temperate forest of Siebold's beech trees that once covered the hills and mountain slopes of northern Japan. The black bear, the serow and 87 species of birds can be found in this forest.

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Anmon no taki, Shirakami-Sanchi Shirakami Beech Trees, Shirakami-Sanchi

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