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Nature and Science 20120323 Stairway to heaven

03-23-2012 20:15 BJT

Along the Ailao Mountain on the banks of Honghe River in Yunnan Province are millions of acres of agricultural and ecological wonders -- the Honghe Hani Terrace. The Hani Terrace is one of the most representative Chinese terraces and a wonder in the world of agricultural civilization. The four-elemental forest-village-terrace-river structure of the agriculture ecosystem and its unique terrace cultural landscape is unparalleled around the world. As a human creation, the terrace along the Honghe River has not only become a place of cultural interest, but also a part of the local natural landscape.

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