Geosites list of Jiuhuashan Geopark

2018-05-22

The geosites of Jiuhuashan Geopark are abundant and of special significance. They could be classified into 4 categories (Tab.1): (1) the geologic profiles like as the sima magmatic profile of the Qingyang rock body, the sial magmatic profile of Jiuhuashan rock body, the dykes profile of the late Ke Village dyke swarms created by collision of intracontinental tectonic plates; (2) geological structure heritages mainly consisting of the strike-slip Jiuhuashan Fault and small-medium joint structures; (3) geomorphic landscapes that are composed of huge fault-block granite landform formed by fault structure, combination of mountain-hill-basincirque and U-shaped valley of Quaternary glacier relics, and fluvial landscapes; (4) Water landscapes, such as lake, waterfall, spring, and scenic river sections.

Tab.1 Geosites evaluation of Jiuhuashan Geopark

 

No.

Geosites

Location

1

Sima magmatic profile - Qingyang rock body profile

County highway 005 Majiashan

2

Sial magmatic profile - Jiuhuashan rock body profile

County highway 005 Caojia

3

Late period dykes profile - Ke Village dykes profile

Huangnitang, Ke Village

4

Diabase profile

Xiaotiantai, Jiuhuashan

5

Intrusive magma heritage and the heritage of intrusive age profile

County highway 005 Yangchong

6

Magmatic rock profile

County highway 005 Yangchong

7

Profile of magmatic crystallization differentiation - chemical composition profile

County highway 005 Yangchong

8

Mineral crystallization profile

County highway 005 Yangchong

9

Magmatic inclusion geosite

Xiaotiantai, Jiuhuashan

10

Heritage of granite miarolitic structure

Tiantai region

11

Jiuhuashan Fault

County highway 005 Yangchong

12

Vertical joint, inclined joint, X-type joint

Tiantai-Huatai

13

Large fault-block granitelandform of Jiuhuashan

Jiuhuashan

14

Granite peak cluster landscape

Shiwang Peak

Near Tiantai Peak

15

Dagu Peak

Near Huatai Peak

16

Candle Peak

Baijingtai

17

Shamao Peak

North of Diaoqiao Temple

18

Tianhua Peak

North of Lion Peak

19

Lotus Peak

Sea of clouds in Lotus Peak

20

Bijia Peak

Lion Peak

21

Duxiu Peak

Lotus Peak

22

Huixian Peak

Huatai

23

Pictographic stone landscape

Roc Hearing Sutras Stone

Near Baijingtai

24

Magic Sea Needle

Xiaohuatai

25

Horsehead Rock

Huatai tourist trail

26

Elephant Moving Out of Forest Stone

Huatai tourist trail

27

The Goddess of Mercy Viewing the Land of Buddha

Near Baijingtai

28

Buddha Viewing the Sea of Clouds

Huatai

29

Golden Turtle Facing the North Star

Near Baijingtai

30

Stone Great Wall

Huatai plank trail

31

Immortal Drying Boots Stone

Huatai plank trail

32

Granite platform landscape

Tiantai

Near Tiantai Temple

33

Huatai

Huatai plank trail

34

Baisui Palace platform

East of Jiuhua Street

35

Granite rock wall

East of Minyuan

36

Granite stone waterfall

Diaoshi bridge stone waterfall

Diaoqiao Temple

37

Hongshibi waterfall

Jiuziyan

38

Jiuhua Street cirque

Jiuhua Street

39

U-shaped Valley

North of Ganlu Temple

40

Glacial erratic boulder

Near Minyuan Village

41

Moraine dam

Near Minyuan Village

42

Minyuan Valley

Near Minyuan Village

43

Longchi Valley

East of Ganlu Temple

44

Ganlu temple Valley

North of Ganlu Temple

45

Huangshixi Valley

Huangshixi Village

46

Jiuhua River

Near Ke Village

47

Qingtong River

East of Jiuziyan

48

Laba River

Nanyang Village

49

Jiuzi Stream

Jiuziyan

50

Huangshixi Stream

Huangshixi Village

51

Qibuquan Waterfall

Jiuziyan

52

Baizhangyan Waterfall

Near Xin’an Temple

53

Bitao Waterfall

Dagu Ridge

54

Longchi Waterfall

Near Ganlu Temple

55

Taibai Spring

Jiuhua Street

56

Dizang Spring

Shengguang Mountain

57

Furong Spring

East of Jiuhua Street

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Jiuhuashan large scale granite fault block landform

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Jiuhuashan peak cluster landform


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