Dictionary of Geotourism

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

Second Group of National-Level Scenic Areas

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-13-2538-0_2179

On August 1, 1988, the State Council announced an additional 40 national-level scenic areas. Three scenic areas, namely, Sanqingshan, Wulingyuan and the Three Parallel Rivers of Yunnan Protected Areas, were added the World Heritage List by UNESCO. Such scenic areas as Longhushan in Jiangxi and Danxiashan in Guangdong have been designated as global geoparks by UNESCO.

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