Tuesday, July 17, 2012


Wulingyuan Scenery
Baofeng Lake

Wulingyuan  is a scenic and historic interest area in Hunan Province, China, noted for its approximately 3,100 tall quartzite sandstone pillars, some of which are over 800 metres in height and are a type of karst formation. The site is in the Zhangjiajie City and lies about 270 kilometres (170 mi) from Changsha, the capital of Hunan Province. It was designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1992. Wulingyuan forms part of the Wuling Range. The scenic area comprises several national parks, one of which is the Zhangjiajie National Forest Park.

Baefong Lake is a fresh water lake in the Wulingyuan Scenic Area. Its average depth is 72 metres (236 ft) and it is surrounded by forested stone peaks.

1 comment:

  1. I just got a card from Wulingyuan also. Looks like an amazing place! Greetings from Belgium! tani


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