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Funagata Renpō Prefectural Natural Park

Funagata Renpō Prefectural Natural Park (県立自然公園船形連峰, Kenritsu shizen kōen Funagata Renpō) is a prefectural natural park surrounding Mount Funagata in western Miyagi Prefecture, Japan. First designated for protection in 1962[1], the park spans the municipalities of Kami, Sendai, Shikama, and Taiwa. Wildlife includes the Japanese serow (a special natural monument), stoat, red-flanked bluetail and forest green tree frog.[2][3]

Funagata Renpō Prefectural Natural Park
県立自然公園船形連峰
IUCN category V (protected landscape/seascape)
NanatsumoriBridge-fromMinamikawaAnbuDam.jpg
Mount Izumi
Map showing the location of Funagata Renpō Prefectural Natural Park
Map showing the location of Funagata Renpō Prefectural Natural Park
Map showing the location of Funagata Renpō Prefectural Natural Park
Map showing the location of Funagata Renpō Prefectural Natural Park
LocationHonshū, Japan
Nearest citySendai
Coordinates38°27′00″N 140°37′53″E / 38.45000°N 140.63139°E / 38.45000; 140.63139Coordinates: 38°27′00″N 140°37′53″E / 38.45000°N 140.63139°E / 38.45000; 140.63139
Area354.49 km2
Established1 November 1962
Governing bodyMiyagi prefectural government

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  1. ^ World Database of Protected Areas
  2. ^ "Designation of the Natural Parks of Miyagi Prefecture". Miyagi Prefecture. Archived from the original on 23 March 2011. Retrieved 5 February 2012.
  3. ^ "Funagata Renpō Prefectural Natural Park". Miyagi Prefecture. Retrieved 5 February 2012.

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