Zhangye Danxia, China National Geo Park

Zhangye Danxia, China National Geo Park

October 8, 2012

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

Zhangye Danxia, China National Geo Park world map

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By | 2012-10-08T10:49:57+00:00 Oct 8, 2012|Categories: Natural phenomena|Tags: |

3 Comments

  1. John E Heher 2015/06/26 at 5:26 pm - Reply

    Is there a quality book available on this Chinese
    National Park?

    Thanks,

    [email protected]

  2. Punit Dubey 2015/09/03 at 10:31 am - Reply

    Hi,

    I was writing a small post on Zhangye on my blog, and your pictures are by far the best(est) I found. Can I use them in my post with due credits?

    Regards,
    Punit
    Ghumakkar @ punitdubey.in

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