Articles for the China@Natural Category


Jiuzhaigou

World Heritage Site #673 :: Jiuzhaigou Valley Scenic and Historic Interest Area

World Heritage Site #673 :: Jiuzhaigou Valley Scenic and Historic Interest Area

Local Weather Brief Description Stretching over 72,000 ha in the northern part of Sichuan Province, the jagged Jiuzhaigou valley reaches a height of more than 4,800 m, thus comprising a series of diverse forest ecosystems. Its superb landscapes are particularly interesting for their series of narrow conic karst land forms and spectacular waterfalls. Some 140 […]

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Wulingyuan

World Heritage Site #640 :: Wulingyuan Scenic and Historic Interest Area

World Heritage Site #640 :: Wulingyuan Scenic and Historic Interest Area

State Property: China Location: The Wulingyuan District of the City of Dayong, Hunan Province GPS: N29 19′ 59.988″, E110 30′ 0″ Date of Inscription: 1992 Criteria: (vii) Property : 26,400 ha Lies in Wulingyuan District of the city of Dayong, Hunan Province, some 270km from the capital of Changsha. The total area is 26,40Oha, with […]

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Travel Guide@Wulingyuan

Wulingyuan Scenic and Historic Interest Area :: Location and Tourist Maps

Wulingyuan Scenic and Historic Interest Area :: Location and Tourist Maps

Location Map GPS Coordinates: N29.33333, E110.50000 Tourist Maps

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Huanglong

World Heritage Site #638 :: Huanglong Scenic and Historic Interest Area

World Heritage Site #638 :: Huanglong Scenic and Historic Interest Area

Situated in the north-west of Sichaun Province, the Huanglong valley is made up of snow-capped peaks and the easternmost of all the Chinese glaciers. In addition to its mountain landscape, diverse forest ecosystems can be found, as well as spectacular limestone formations, waterfalls and hot springs. The area also has a population of endangered animals, […]

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Travel Guide@Huanglong

Huanglong Scenic and Historic Interest Area :: Location and Toursit Maps

Huanglong Scenic and Historic Interest Area :: Location and Toursit Maps

Location Map GPS Coordinates: N32.74875, E103.82319 Tourist Maps

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Travel Guide@Jiuzhaigou

Jiuzhaigou Valley Scenic and Historic Interest Area :: Travel Tip

Jiuzhaigou Valley Scenic and Historic Interest Area :: Travel Tip

Weather The scenic area of the park is situated at a height of between 2,000 and 3,000 m (6,562-9,843 ft). In summer the winds blow predominantly from the south and in the winter from the north. The following table shows the average monthly temperature and rainfall. Umbrellas and wet weather clothing as well as sun […]

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Travel Guide@Jiuzhaigou

Jiuzhaigou Valley Scenic and Historic Interest Area :: Location & Tourist Map

Jiuzhaigou Valley Scenic and Historic Interest Area :: Location & Tourist Map

Location Map: GPS Coordinates: N33 4 59.988, E103 55 0.012 Tourist Map:

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Three Parallel Rivers

World Heritage Site #1083 :: Three Parallel Rivers of Yunnan Protected Areas

World Heritage Site #1083 :: Three Parallel Rivers of Yunnan Protected Areas

State Property: China Location: Lijiang Prefecture, Diqing Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture and Nujiang Lisu Autonomous Prefecture, Yunnan Province GPS: N27 53′ 42″, E98 24′ 23″ Date of Inscription: 2003 Minor modification inscribed year: 2010 Criteria: (vii)(viii)(ix)(x) Local Weather Consisting of eight geographical clusters of protected areas within the boundaries of the Three Parallel Rivers National Park, […]

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Three Parallel Rivers

About Three Parallel Rivers of Yunnan Protected Areas

About Three Parallel Rivers of Yunnan Protected Areas

The Three Parallel Rivers nomination (1.7 mil.ha. in extent) consists of 15 protected areas in seven geographic clusters in the mountainous northwest of Yunnan Province. The 7 clusters are contained with a larger geographic unit of 3.4 mil. ha. administratively referred to as the Three Parallel Rivers National Park (IUCN Category VI). The northern and […]

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Amazing Balagezong in Yunan

Amazing Balagezong in Yunan

Located 76 kilometers from the county seat, the Balagezong Shangri-la Grand Canyon National Park is hidden deep in the center of the Three Parallel Rivers Nature Reserve, and possesses some of the best scenery in the region. Unlike the Potatso National Park, which is known for its highland lakes and pristine forests, Balagezong National Park […]

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