Introduction of sister parks

2018-05-16

Huangshan Global Geopark

Huangshan Geopark is located in Huangshan City, Anhui Province. It is a world cultural and natural heritage, a global geopark, a national scenic area, a national civilized scenic tourist area, and a national 5A tourist attraction. This park is known at home and abroad for its “five unique beauties”, namely, the grotesque pine trees, awesome rock formations, recuperative hot springs, breath-taking sea of clouds, and spectacular snow scenery.

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The link of Huangshan Global Geopark http://geopark.chinahuangshan.gov.cn/

Lushan Global Geopark

Lushan Global Geopark is located in the north part of Jiangxi Province. Hanyang Peak, the main peak, is 1,474 meters above sea level. Lushan is a famous mountain for its unique multi-genetic complexed landforms. It is a world cultural heritage, a global geopark, a national key scenic spot, a national 5A tourist attraction, the top ten famous mountains in China, the ten most famous mountains in China, national key cultural relics protection units, four major summer resorts in China, and the first batch of national civilized scenic tourist areas.

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The link of Lushan Global Geopark http://www.lushangeopark.com/

Tianzhushan Global Geopark

Tianzhushan Global Geopark is located in Qianshan County, Anqing City, Anhui Province, in the eastern part of China. The geopark covers an area of 413.14 km2 with the highest altitude of 1489.8 m

Tianzhu Mountain, also called Mountain Wan, acquired its name for its main peak’s resemblance to a towering pillar. Revered as the “Nanyue Moutain” in ancient time, it is situated in Anqing City in the southwestern part of Anhui Province, China. It has approved as National 5A Tourist Attraction and UNESCO Global Geopark in 2011.

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The link of Tianzhushan Global Geopark http://www.tzsgy.com/

Longhushan Global Geopark

Longhushan UNESCO Global Geopark is located in Jiangxi Yingtan City, 18 kilometers from the city center. The highest peak is Tianmenshan, which is 1300 meters high. Longhushan is the Eighth World Natural Heritage of China, the World Geopark, the national natural and cultural heritage site, the national 5A level scenic spot, the national Forest Park and the state key cultural relics protection unit.

Longhushan is a typical Danxia landscape in China and it is the birthplace of Chinese Taoism. It joined Global Geopark Network in 2007. The Danxia landform of Longhushan is a Danxia mountain composed of massive red conglomerate sandstones of the late Cretaceous continental facies in the southern margin of the middle section of the Xinjiang Basin in southeastern China.

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 The link of Longhushan Global Geopark http://www.longhushan.com.cn/

Wuhuang Mountain National Geopark

The Wuhuang Mountain National Geological Park is located in Pubei County of Guangxi Province, 200-700m above sea level, and covers an area of 32km2. It is divided into five parks, Rentouling, Jintongxi, Yulvxi, Meizhuizhai, and Shizhuling.

The main geologic relics of the park are granite landforms, geological landscapes such as flowing water and landforms, small and medium sized tectonic landscapes, and water body landscapes. The park features the most scenic landscape of granite eggs. The Wuhuang Mountain granite stone eggs are widely distributed, numerous in quantity, sleek and pleasing in appearance, and rich in imagery. The elephant-like stone is of a high degree and has a high aesthetic value. The park is also known as the National Red Vertebral Forest Protection Forest District. Contiguous vertebral forests cover as many as 120,000 acres, which is the largest red vertebral forest conservation area in China.

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The link of Wuhuang Mountain National Geopark http://www.pbwhs.com/

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