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Intoxicating Danxia Landform scenery

08-02-2010 11:49 BJT Special Report:World Heritage |

File photo taken on Aug. 2, 2007 shows the scenery of Danxia Landform in Chishui of southwest China's Guizhou Province. The World Heritage Committee decided to include China Danxia Landform in the World Heritage List at its 34th meeting being held in Brasilia, capital of Brazil, on Aug.1, 2010. The six Danxia landform areas are: Mountain Langshan (Hunan Province), Mountain Danxiashan (Guangdong Province), Taining (Fujian Province), Mountain Longhushan and Guifeng (Jiangxi Province), Chishui (Guizhou Province), Mountain Jianglangshan (Zhejiang Province). (Xinhua/Zhang Shaoming)
File photo taken on Aug. 2, 2007 shows the scenery of Danxia Landform in Chishui
of southwest China's Guizhou Province. The World Heritage Committee decided to
include China Danxia Landform in the World Heritage List at its 34th meeting being
held in Brasilia, capital of Brazil, on Aug.1, 2010. The six Danxia landform areas
are: Mountain Langshan (Hunan Province), Mountain Danxiashan (Guangdong Province),
Taining (Fujian Province), Mountain Longhushan and Guifeng (Jiangxi Province), 
Chishui (Guizhou Province), Mountain Jianglangshan (Zhejiang Province). 
(Xinhua/Zhang Shaoming)

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