Dictionary of Geotourism

2020 Edition
| Editors: Anze Chen, Young Ng, Erkuang Zhang, Mingzhong Tian

Jiufujiang National Geopark, Hunan

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-13-2538-0_1227

This geopark is located in eastern Youxian County, Hunan Province. The geopark lies on the western side of the middle part of the Luoxiao Mountains along the border between Hunan and Jiangxi. It was designated as one of the fourth group of national geoparks by the Ministry of Land and Resources in August 2005. Its major geological features include karst caves, underground rivers, tiankengs (sinkholes), canyons, natural bridges, waterfalls and fossils in Palaeozoic carbonate rocks.

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