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Splendid Hailuogou (Conch Valley) National Geopark,Sichuan,China

 2014-03-25    lyla    Sights    Chengdu    1191  

Located at southeast of Ganzi Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture,foot of Gongga peaks,Hailuogou (Conch Valley) National Geopark is the extremely mountainous at the eastern edge of the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau,known for its low-altitude contemporary glaciers.

There is the tallest and biggest ice waterfall in Hailuogou Valley which has a height of 1080 meters,a width of 0.5-1100 meters.It is of great geological value on the research of the rise process of the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau, the evolution mechanism of the glacier in Quaternary period in eastern and western China, and the global climate changing relationship.

The park features modern glacier, spring,and alpine gorges.You can find amounts of warm and 
cold mineral springs, a large area of ??virgin forest, high glacial peaks,a large number of rare plants and animals resources which is a spectacular scenery.

You can see the extremely precious species such as conch speckle butterfly, and triple-tail Papilio.There are three hot spring resorts with a temperature of 50-80°C.It is a good place for balneotherapy with the neutral,achromatous and clear water.

Hailuogou Valley is a great travel destination without the climate limit.You can travel here anytime.It's an ideal place for travel,enjoying a vacation,climbing,expedition and taking a adventure.

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