Global Network of National Geoparks

Geological background of national geoparks of China and construction of world geoparks

Source :Regional Geology of China Published :April 17, 2007
Since2000,44national geoparks of China have been approve d based on its rich geo heritages and experiences of conservation.Their distribu tions and characteristics are controlled by the geotectonic background and neot ectonic movement.The protection and economic development of geoheritages have yielded very good social,economic and environmental results and created good c onditions for the applica-tion to UNESCO for world geoparks.