Dictionary of Geotourism

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

Tower-Shaped Granite Peak

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-13-2538-0_2589

These peaks are smaller than fort-like peaks. They have broad lower parts and slender upper parts, resembling a pagoda. The surrounding slopes are steep and mainly form as a result of weathering along two sets of vertical joints. These peaks are usually isolated.

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