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China Danxia pp 299-343 | Cite as

Longhushan, Jiangxi

  • Hua PengEmail author
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Abstract

Longhushan Heritage site is a broad valley-type Danxia landform area with broadening and evacuated peak forests composed of the Late Cretaceous red clastic rock developed along the margin of the Mesozoic continental basin, containing the highest density and finest pictographic stones, peak clusters, and caves of well-formed Danxia landform known anywhere in the world, and featuring the diversities of geology, geomorphology, ecology, and cultural interest, which constitute a natural landscape system bearing an excellent scientific value and artistic value.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of Geography and Planning(1956–2018) Sun Yat-sen UniversityGuangzhouChina

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