Global Network of National Geoparks

Geological Landscape and Genesis of the Huayingshan Structure-Karst Geopark in Sichuan

Source :Acta Geologica Sichuan Published :April 27, 2007
Huayingshan Geopark is rich in geological landscapes which are products resulting from multistage karsification.They are composed of stone forests such as Gaodengshan stone forset,karst lakes such as Tianchi Lake——the largest high structure karst lake in Sichuan Province,and hundred karst caves .In addition,Huayingshan major fracture as one of the most important basement fractures in Sichuan extends for more than 400 km in the geopark.These landscapes are of great inportance to geoscience research and aes...