Tenryu-Okumikawa Quasi-National Park

Complete set of 2 postage stamps on the TenryūOkumikawa QuasiNational Park : Japan National Park Series :

Tenryu-gawa : Japan's ninth longest riverHorai-ji Temple (natural treasure trove) : Oku-Mikawa stone stepsIssued by Japan

Issued on Sep 18, 1973

Issued for : As the 41st of the Quasi-National Park Series 2 kinds of postage stamps will be issued depicting the sceneries of Tenryu-Okumikawa Quasi-National Park.

Design : (A) Tenryu Valley and (B) Mt. Horaiji

Colour : Multicolour

Type : Stamps, Postal Used

Denomination : 20 yen each

Stamp Size : 33 mm x 22.5 mm

Quantity Issued : 35,000,000 stamps each

About : 

  • The park, extending over 3 prefectures of Nagano, Shizuoka and Aichi, abounds in the beauties of nature represented by the landscape of the mountainous districts centering around Mts. Chausu and Horaiji, known as Sacred Mountain, that preserve the natural woods of fir, beech etc., as well as the scenic views of valleys and ravines formed by the River Tenryu, rising in Nagano meanders through Aichi into Shizuoka, and its branch rivers Mango and Furikusa.
  • With its land area of 25,367.8 hectares it was designated as quasi-national park on January 10, 1969.

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