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Fenghuang National Geological Park
2016-12-21 11:06:21  Zhangjiajie Tourism Information Website  

On September,19th, 2005, Fenghuang National Geological Park was and set up and nationally authorized. It is located in Xiangxi autonomous prefecture Fenghuang County,Hunan Province, With a gross area of 157 square kilometers. Fenghuang National Geological Park takes gorges, peak forests, platforms, karst caves, waterfall, structural features and many geological relics as its main landscape and takes natural ecology and cultural landscape as supplements. Overall, Fenghuang National Geological Park is a comprehensive geological park that combines scientific values with aesthetic values.

In Fenghuang National Geological Park, Typical mesa-canyon karst physiognomy can be seen. What’s more, mesa-canyon karst physiognomy is a peculiar one first discovered in Fenghuang National Geopark. It shares the feature of peak forests and peak clusters grow in platform margin shadowing holes, clints, stone forests, thaw depressions and ponors grow in platforms. Underground, underground rivers and karst caves exist. In total, there are more than 30 gorges with unique forming conditions and complete forming process, including young narrow gorges and prime canyons and old broad valleys.

Besides, Fenghuang National Geological Park’s forest coverage rate is above 85%, including 91 precious tree species, 106 old trees and famous wood species, 29 national protected tree species and 28 national protected animals.

Translated by Becky

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