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The Yuanmou Earth Forest Scenic Area, located Yuanmou County, Chuxiong Yi Autonomous Prefecture in n central Yunnan Province. The Earth Forest of Yuanmou covers a total area of over 50 km² and mainly includes three parts: Banguo, Xinhua and Hutiaotan. It astonishes visitors with its exotic and erecting earth pillars of which the highest one is nearly 40 meters high. It was formed by geological movement and soil erosion one or two million years ago.

China 1997 Yuanmou Earth Forest STtaionery postal card

China 1997, Yuanmou Earth Forest.
Stationery postal card.
(the card is existing with imprinted value 40 and 420)

In Yuanmou in der Provinz Yunnan gibt es einen weiteren sehenswerten Geo-Park. Erdpyramiden von bis zu 40 Meter Höhe gibt es hier. Der Park ist 50 Quadratkilometer gross. Hier wurde 1965 der Homo Yuanmou gefunden der vor 1,6 Millionen Jahre lebte.

 

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