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U.N. expert, Paul Dingwall, investigates bid for world heritage in Taining

Source : Source: China Taining Website Published :August 11, 2008

The U.N. expert, Paul Dingwall, visited such scenic spots as Shangqingxi (Upper Clean Brook) and Zhuangyuanyan (No.1 Scholar Rock) to have an investigation on the geology and geomorphology in Taining Danxia Scenic Area. Also, he advanced some precious opinions and suggestions on the compilation of bid text of Taining County, the planning for nominated place protection and other work related to the bid for world heritage. The picture here describes the investigation scene where Mr. Paul Dingwall and Prof. Wen Feicheng from the provincial geological survey institute are discussing the geological characteristics of core scenic spots in the nominated place for world heritage.