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Kongtong Shan 2'123 m
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The Kongtong Shan is situated in the west of the city of Pingliang in the eastern part of the Gansu Province.

 The mountain area is a famous Taoist Fairyland and known for its wonderful sceneries. Its name “Kongtong” means “emptiness, lustration and naturalness” in the doctrine of its religion.

There were shrines and temples in Tang-, Song-, Ming- and Qing-Dynasties in the mountain.

The Emerald Screen Peak, 2123 metres above sea level, is the highest peak in the mountain.

 

mountainstamp.com China 2003 Kongtong Mountain stamp

China 2003, Kongtong.
Titles: The Town of Huangcheng, The Gorge of Playing the Zither, The Pagoda Courtyard and The Peak of Thunder.

The stamps were issues in sheets of two sets and four sets.

 

 

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