Global Network of National Geoparks

Zigong National Geopark Looking Forward Upgraded

Published :March 19, 2007
  Zigong national dinosaur geopark is one of the first group of national geoparks in China, with a site of dinosaur fossils in Dashanpu area about 10km away from eastern Zigong as its core sight. The site includes fossils of middle Jurassic dinosaurs 0.16 billion years ago and fossils of other vertebrates, which are concentrated, plentiful, various and well conserved, and have filled the blank of no dinosaur fossils in this period in the dinosaur evolution history, and are of great scientific value.