Dictionary of Geotourism

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

Famous Mountains

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-13-2538-0_682

Mountains are famous because of their unique natural landscape, long history, rich cultural heritage, harmonious relationship with humans and aesthetic value. Famous mountains have great scientific research value and tourism value. China’s famous mountains involve traditional religion and respect for nature, landscape aesthetics, and scientific research. They all have one or more of the following four characteristics: ‘view, uniqueness, history and treasure’.

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