Biosphere Reserve Information

Japan

Mount Odaigahara, Mount Omine and Osugidani

Designated year:

1980

1/22

The Mount Odaigahara, Mount Omine and Osugidani is located 60 km from the southern tip of Kyushu Island. The area includes several mountain ridges and the peaks of Mount Odaigahara 1,695 metres above sea level and Mount Omine 1,719 metres. The exhibits sub-tropical and temperate rainforests with evergreen, and coniferous forests, temperate deciduous broadleaf forest, sub alpine coniferous forest and conifer plantations.

Administrative Authorities

Ministry of the Environment, Forestry Agency, Council for the Promotion of Conservation and Utilization of Mount Odaigahara and Mount Omine BR.

Contact

Contact Address

Telephone

Council for the Promotion of Conservation and Utilization of Mount Odaigahara and Mount Omine, 750 Sawara, Odai-cho, Taki-gun, Mie 519-2404, JAPAN

(+81) 598823782

Fax

(+81) 598821618

E-mail

Website

Location

Latitude

34°00'30''N - 34°27'35''N

Longitude

135°44'34'' - 136°33'11''E

Area (hectares)

Surface Area

118,330

Core Area

5,397

Buffer Area

32,428

Transition Area

80,504

Map

Last updated: 2017