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China Danxia

UNESCO World Heritage Site
China Danxia
Name as inscribed on the World Heritage List
Red Cliff
Type Natural
Criteria vii, viii
Reference 1335
UNESCO region Asia-Pacific
Inscription history
Inscription 2010 (34th Session)

China Danxia, or Danxia landform of China, is the general name of the unique type of landscapes, Danxia landform, formed from red sandstone and characterised by steep cliffs,[1] which are caused by endogenous forces (including uplift) and exogenous forces (including weathering and erosion).[2]

In August 2010, China Danxia was inscribed onto the World Heritage List.[3]

Serial ID Number Name & Location Coordinates Area
1335-001 Chishui - West Section Property: 10142 Ha Buffer zone: Ha
1335-002 Chishui - East Section Property: 17222 Ha Buffer zone: Ha
1335-003 Taining - North Section Property: 5277 Ha Buffer zone: Ha
1335-004 Taining -South Section Property: 5810 Ha Buffer zone: Ha
1335-005 Langshan Property: 6600 Ha Buffer zone: 6200 Ha
1335-006 Danxiashan Property: 16800 Ha Buffer zone: 12400 Ha
1335-007 Longhushan: Longhushan Section Property: 16950 Ha Buffer zone: Ha
1335-008 Longhushan: Guifeng Section Property: 2740 Ha Buffer zone: Ha
1335-009 Jianglangshan Property: 610 Ha Buffer zone: 571 Ha

[4]

See also

References

  1. ^ China's Shaolin Temple, Danxia Landform Added To World Heritage Sites
  2. ^ China Danxia
  3. ^ China's unique red rock landform included on World Heritage List
  4. ^ China Danxia. UNESCO World Heritage Centre.

External links

  • Official website of China Danxia
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