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Golden Lake scenic area is located (26°51'57.55"N 117° 5'43.84"E) to the south-west of Taining County in Fujian province. Ts a national park of forest and Danxia landform. Golden lake is man-made lake that is formed by a dam cutting the Gold Stream for hydropower station. The lake is featured by a unique sight of Danxia landform.

It is covering an area of of 37.06 square kilometers. There are four major scenic spots in the Golden Lake Tourist Area, namely Ganlu Rock, Mao’er Mountain, Meikou Quiet Lake and Yikou Quiet Lake.

Danxia landform could be defined as 'landform consists of red bed characterized by steep cliffs'. It was named in China, and was a type of topography which was studied by Chinese geologists. 

 

mountainstamp.com China 2007 Mao Er Shan mountain stamp 

China 2007, Golden Lake scenic area.
Titles: Da Chibi Rock (left) and the summit of Mao'Er (right).

do not be confused, there are other mountains named as Mao'Er (meaning the mountain top looks like a lying cat).

 

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