Global Network of National Geoparks

National Geopark and Its Tourism Development

Source :Areal Research and Development Published :April 17, 2007
Since the division of earth science of UNESCO put forward the "UNESCO geopark programme" in 1999, geopark has been developing quickly in China. National geopark is a new membership in the "tourist family"; It is very important to grasp the concept of national geopark rightly in protecting geological heritages better and developing national geoparks more properly. At first, this paper introduces the concepts of geological heritage and geopark; and then gives analyses on its characters. The second, makes a st...