The Shiretoko Nationalpark was established in the year 1964 and covers an area of 386,33 square kilometres on Hokkaido's Shiretoko Peninsula. In the year 2005, UNESCO designated the area as a World Heritage Site.
Japan 2007, Shiretoko Peninsula.
The illustration is showing and areal view of the Shiretoko peninsula.
Two stamps of the sheet shows a panoramic view from the Shiretoko Five Lakes towards Rausu-dake and another stamp is showing the Rausu-dake from the Nemuro strait.