Category: Huanglong.

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, including the giant panda and the Sichuan golden snub-nosed monkey.

State Property: China
Location: Songpan County, Sichuan Province.
GPS: N32 45 15.012, E103 49 19.992
Date of Inscription: 1992
Criteria: (vii)
Property : 60,000 ha

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Huanglong is listed under criterion (vii) to contain superlative natural phenomena or areas of exceptional natural beauty and aesthetic importance.

Huang long is renowned for its mountainous scenery, with relatively undisturbed and highly diverse forest ecosystems, combined with the more spectacular localised karst formations, such as travertine pools, waterfalls and limestone shoals.

Category: Huanglong