Dictionary of Geotourism

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

Yangshan National Geopark, Guangdong

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-13-2538-0_2852

Guangdong Yangshan National Geopark is located in Yangshan County, Guangdong Province, and has an area of 29 km2. It was approved as one of the fifth group of national geoparks by the Ministry of Land and Resources in August 2009. Karst and water landscapes are the main attractions. The park contains peak clusters, peak forests, gorges, karst caves, clints and peristaliths. There are also rivers, waterfalls and hot springs.

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