Complete set of 2 postage stamps on the Nishi–Chugoku Sanchi Quasi–National Park : Japan National Park Series :
Issued by Japan
Issued on Aug 28, 1973
Issued for : As the 40th of the Quasi-National Park Series, 2 kinds of 20 yen postage stamps will be issued, each depicting the scenery of Nishi-Chugoku-Sanchi Quasi-National Park.
Design : (A) Sandan Gorge and (B) Mt. Shinnyu
Colour : Multicolour
Type : Stamps, Postal Used
Denomination : 20 yen each
Stamp Size : (A) 33 mm x 22.5 mm and (B) 22.5 mm x 33 mm
Quantity Issued : 35,000,000 stamps each
- Situated in the western part of the Chugoku mountain district, the park is rich in the beauties of the nature, represented by the landscape of Mts. Asa, Kanmuri, Garyu, Shinnyu and Osorakan extending towards the southwest with 1,000 metres high above the sea-level as well as the scenic views of Sandan–kyo, Hikimi–kyo, and Jakuchi–kyo, valleys and gorges formed by Rivers Shibaki, Hikimi, and Usa running through these mountains.
- With its land area of 28,553 hectares, it was designated as quasi-national park on January 10, 1969.