Odaesan National Park Wetlands

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Odaesan National Park Wetlands

  • Country: 
    Republic of Korea
  • Site number: 
  • Area: 
    2 ha
  • Designation date: 
  • Coordinates: 
    37°46'N 128°40'E
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13/10/08; Gwangwon-do; 2 ha; 37°48'N 128°38'E. National Park. A complex of three small fens at about 1000m altitude on Odaesan mountain, including some of the best conserved peatlands in the country. They are home to a large number of species of flora that are considered to be endangered or at risk, as well as fauna such as Musk deer, Long-tailed goral, and Water deer, all classed by Vulnerable by the IUCN Red List. The site is owned by the state and public access is not permitted. Ramsar site no. 1848. Most recent RIS information: 2009.

Administrative region: 
Gwangwon Province

  • National legal designation: 
    • National Park
  • Last publication date: 


Ramsar Information Sheet (RIS)