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Shirakami-Sanchi
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Shirakami-Sanchi

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Rank: 1001 UNESCO
Wonder Type: Natural
Country: Japan
Best of: Forest, Wildlife
Description:
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.
This article uses material from UNESCO World Heritage List article "Shirakami-Sanchi", which is released under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike 3.0 IGO License.