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The Sanriku Fukko National Park was created to support the rebirth of the Sanriku area after the 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake.It is extending for about 220 kilometres along the Sanriku Coast of Japan from Hachinohe in Aomori Prefecture through Iwate Prefecture to Kesennuma in Miyagi Prefecture.

The park incorporates two former parks: Rikuchu Kaigan National Park and the Minami Sanriku Kinkasan Quasi-National Park.

 

Japan 1955, Rikuchu Kaigan National Park.
Kitayamazaki Cliffs & Jodo-ga-hama beach.
The stamps were issued imperforated in a miniaturesheet and perforated in sheets of 20 stamps.

 

Japan 1955 Rikuchu Kaigan National Park stamp Kitayamazaki Cliffs

Japan 1955, Kitayamazaki Cliffs.

Kitayamazaki Cliffs (39°58'44.60"N 141°57'23.16"E) is one of the most impressive landscapes of the Rikuchu Coast, where 200-meter cliffs stretch across 8 km of coastline. There is also a 718-step esplanade from the observation deck at the top of the cliff to the shore.

 

Japan 1955 Jodo-ga-hama beach stamp

Japan 1955, Jodo-ga-hama beach.

 

Japan 1969 Anatoshiiso rock stamp

Japan 1969, Anatoshiiso rock.
Located (appr. 39° 0'26.12"N 141°44'6.24"E) at Goishi Coast.

 

Japan 1969 Kitayamazaki Cliffs stamp

Japan 1969, Kitayamazaki Cliffs.

 

 

 

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