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Introducing special landscape features, caves, animals,
plants, and so on in Hiraodai Countryside Park

The size of Hiraodai Countryside Park is almost equal as Akiyoshidai Park in Yamguchi as its geographical greatness. Hiraodai is designated as a special natural treasure, semi-natural park, and prefecture nature park. With the characteristic of Karstic geographical such as Yougunbaru, Pinnacle, Senbutsu limestone cave, and under grounded river, Hiraodai's nature , which features animals and plants, will be explained in following parts.

(What is Karstic geographical feature?

Hiraodai is formed with limestone, and they haves been melted by rain and ground water in very long time period. As a result of that, it makes special geographical features, named Karstic.

  >> Geographical Features : click
pinnacle
doline

limestone cave

underground river
  >>Caves : click
Senbutsu cave
Mejiro cave
Ojika cave
Seiryu cave
  >>Nature : click
Animals and Birds
Kikugashira Bat
Chestnut-eared
Bunting
Shiberian Meadow
Bunting
Japanese skylark
Insects
The Eastern Silver stripe
The Sagana
Fritillary (Latin)
Nannophiya pygmaea
(Latin)
Beetle
  >>Plants : click
Swertia bimaculata
(Latin)
Pulsatilla cernua
(Latin)
Platycodon
grandiflorum (Latin)
Geranium
thunbergii (Latin)
Habenaris
radiata (Latin)
Bletilla striata
(Latin)
Saxifraga
cortusaefolia (Latin)
Miscanthus sinensis
(Latin)
Crotalaria
sessiliflora (Latin)
Synurus
excelsus (Latin)
Gentiana
zollingeri (Latin)
 
   
  Hiraodai Countryside Park
1-1-1, Hiraodai, Kokuraminami-ku, Kitakyushu 803-0186
TEL. 093-452-2715    FAX. 093-452-2720
    E-mail : park@hiraodai.jp

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