Kirishima-Kinkowan National Park
Kirishima-Kinkowan National Park (霧島錦江湾国立公園 Kirishima-Kinkowan Kokuritsu Kōen) is a national park in Kyūshū, Japan. It is composed of Kirishima-Kagoshima Bay, an area of Kagoshima Prefecture and Miyazaki Prefecture known for its active volcanoes, volcanic lakes, and onsen. The total area is 365.86 square kilometres (141.26 sq mi).
|Kirishima-Kinkowan National Park|
Summit of Sakurajima from Yunoyori Observatory
|Location||Miyazaki, Kagoshima, Kyūshū, Japan|
|Area||365.86 square kilometres (141.26 sq mi)|
|Established||March 16, 1934|
On March 16, 1934, it was first established as Kirishima-Yaku National Park. On March 16, 2012 Yakushima was split of as the separate Yakushima National Park 325.53 square kilometres (125.69 sq mi) and Kirishima-Yaku National Park was renamed to Kirishima-Kinkowan National Park.
Major scenic spotsEdit
Kagoshima Bay area
Aira Caldera spreading in the north of Kagoshima
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