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The Four Seasons of Shirakami-Sanchi. ©NHK 1993
The Four Seasons of Shirakami-Sanchi

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Forests
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Shiakami Sanchi
Asia and the Pacific

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.

Place/country: Japan,
Series: NHK World Heritage 100
Type: Documentary
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Credits: NHK (publisher), UNESCO WHC (producer). UNESCO TV (producer).
Published in: 1993

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