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History

KOREA NATIONAL PARK HISTORY
August, 2016.
Designation of Taebaeksan National Park (a total of 22 parks)
March, 2013.
Designation of Mudeungsan National Park (a total of 21 parks)
May, 2007.
Jirisan(Mt.), Wolaksan(Mt.), Odaesan(Mt.) and Sobaeksan(Mt.)given IUCN Category II status.
Dec, 2005.
Seolaksan(Mt.) given IUCN Category II status.
Feb, 1998.
KNPS made as part of the Ministry of the Environment
Apr, 1991.
KNPS made as part of the Ministry of the Interior
Jul, 1987
The Korean Nat'l Parks Service established (as part of the Ministry of Construction)