Zhangye Danxia, China National Geo Park

Zhangye Danxia Landform in the National Geological Park in Gansu Province, China, is a unique geological phenomenon, one of the greatest gathering of different pigments in stone in the world.  Image credit: Mohsin A. Soomro

Visitors are standing among the colorful rock formations.   Larger image

The unusual coloration in the rocks, is a result of millions of years of accumulated and oxidized red sandstone and other sediments.

Zhangye Danxia, China National Geo Park

Image credit: Mohsin A. Soomro

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