Welcome to Xiangxi UNESCO Global Geopark !  

The table of Geosites by the purpose of evaluation and use within Xiangxi Geopark

No.

Name of the relics

Type

Degree of significance

Purpose of use

Science

Education

Tourism

Un-developed

1

The GSSP at Paibian Stage of Furong Series in the Cambrian System

G/N

INT

 

 

2

The GSSP at Guzhangian Stage of Miaoling Series in the Cambrian System

G/N

INT

 

 

3

Hualan Red Stone Forest

G/N

INT

 

4

Dahang Grand Canyon

G/N

INT

 

 

5

Luotan Karst Platform

G/N

NAT

 

 

6

Dahang Rock Wall-Rock Pillar Group

G/N

NAT

 

 

7

Luota Stone Forest

G/N

NAT

 

8

Shanwan Stone Forest

G/N

NAT

 

9

Xigou Stone Forest

G/N

NAT

 

10

Kebi Red Stone Forest

G/N

NAT

 

11

Zuokuba Red Stone Forest

G/N

NAT

 

12

Liexi Red Stone Forest

G/N

NAT

 

13

Lanhua Cave

G/N

NAT

 

14

Lüdong Mountain

G/N

NAT

 

 

15

Wangchuanyan light through cave

G/N

NAT

 

 

16

Xiangbi Mountain

G/N

NAT

 

 

17

Lingdong Karst Window Group

G/N

NAT

 

 

18

Youshui River Valley

G/N

NAT

 

 

19

Donghe River Valley

G/N

NAT

 

 

20

Tianxing Mountain Valley

G/N

NAT

 

 

21

Sanmendong Valley

G/N

NAT

 

 

22

Mengdong River Valley

G/N

NAT

 

 

23

Jinlong Grand Canyon

G/N

NAT

 

 

24

Zuolong Valley

G/N

NAT

 

 

25

Dalongdong Suspended Waterfall

G/N

NAT

 

26

Furong Town Cascaded Waterfall

G/N

NAT

 

 

27

Paoshui Valley Cascaded Waterfall

G/N

NAT

 

 

28

Zhihuan (Finger Ring) Waterfall

G/N

NAT

 

 

29

Tuofeng (Camel Hump) Waterfall

G/N

NAT

 

 

30

Liusha (Flowing Yarn) Waterfall

G/N

NAT

 

 

31

Jianduoduo Waterfall

G/N

NAT

 

 

32

Zhangjiajie-Huayuan Deep and Large Fracture

G/N

REG

 

 

33

Mengxi River Fracture

G/N

REG

 

 

34

Trilobite Fossil Group in the Ordovician Period in Liexi

G/N

REG

 

35

Insect Trace Fossil Relics in the Devonian Period in Purong Town

G/N

REG

 

 

36

Trilobite Fossil Group in the Silurian Period in Purong Town

G/N

REG

 

 

37

Giant Sleeping Buddha

G/N

REG

 

 

38

Pingnian Rock Wall-Rock Pillar Group

G/N

REG

 

 

39

Rulai fozhang(Buddhas Palm)Rock Pillar

G/N

REG

 

 

40

Luota Sisters Peak

G/N

REG

 

 

41

Yayou Red Karst Hill Group

G/N

REG

 

 

42

Duishan Red Karst Hill Group

G/N

REG

 

 

43

Tian’egong (Swan Palace)

G/N

REG

 

44

Yelang Shibadong Cave

G/N

REG

 

45

Tiandong Natural Bridge

G/N

REG

 

 

46

Guidong Natural Bridge

G/N

REG

 

 

47

Jipoling Natural Bridge

G/N

REG

 

48

Luota Long Tiankeng

G/N

REG

 

 

49

Gaoyanhe Canyon

G/N

REG

 

 

 

50

Shibadong Canyon

G/N

REG

 

 

51

Paoshui Valley

G/N

REG

 

 

52

Baixi Valley

G/N

REG

 

 

 

53

Tuzhahe Valley

G/N

REG

 

 

 

54

Lülühe Valley

G/N

REG

 

 

 

55

Dafengchong Valley

G/N

REG

 

 

56

Jinluohe Valley

G/N

REG

 

 

 

57

Luota Yixiantian Valley

G/N

REG

 

 

58

Xiaolong Cave Suspended Waterfall

G/N

REG

 

59

Leigong Cave Suspended Waterfall

G/N

REG

 

60

Buwa Cliff Suspended Waterfall

G/N

REG

 

 

61

Jiulong Waterfall

G/N

REG

 

 

62

Yuquan Waterfall

G/N

REG

 

 

63

Jiupuxi Valley

G/N

REG

 

 

64

Section of Tillite in Snowball Earth Event in the Neoproterozoic Era

G/N

LOC

 

 

65

Section of Capped Dolomite in Ediacaran System

G/N

LOC

 

 

66

Section of Oceanic Red Bed in Silurian System in Xiqi

G/N

LOC

 

 

67

Section of Oceanic Red Bed in Silurian System in Purong

G/N

LOC

 

 

68

Section of Oceanic Red Bed in Devonian System in Dianfang

G/N

LOC

 

 

69

Section of Oceanic Red Bed in Silurian System in Luota

G/N

LOC

 

 

70

 Section of Basal Conglomerate of Lake Facies in Cretaceous System in Zejia

G/N

LOC

 

 

71

Unconformity of Haixi Movement at Luota

G/N

LOC

 

 

72

Shuanglong Karst Platform

G/N

LOC

 

 

73

Taiku Karst Platform

G/N

LOC

 

 

74

Jiating Karst Platform

G/N

LOC

 

 

 

75

Nongche Karst Hill-Peak Cluster

G/N

LOC

 

 

 

76

Xishaping Polje

G/N

LOC

 

 

 

77

Zhijia Polje

G/N

LOC

 

 

 

78

Xiwu Polje

G/N

LOC

 

 

 

79

Lianhua Cave

G/N

LOC

 

 

80

Wuyan Cave

G/N

LOC

 

 

81

Tianguotan Cave

G/N

LOC

 

 

82

Yuechuanyan (light through cave

G/N

LOC

 

 

83

Xichehe Valley

G/N

LOC

 

 

 

84

Mengxi River Valley

G/N

LOC

 

 

85

Naxilao Valley

G/N

LOC

 

 

 

86

Diaoshuikan Waterfall

G/N

LOC

 

 

 

87

Atalao Waterfall

G/N

LOC

 

 

88

Jidu Waterfall

G/N

LOC

 

 

 

89

Baxiandong Heavenly Lake

G/N

LOC

 

 

90

Liziping Landslide

G/N

LOC

 

 

GeositeG—represents the major geological relics of a geopark

Natural siteN—shows the natural wealth or landscape uniqueness of a geopark

International important relics(INT)——a relics with international importance

National important relicsNAT——a relics with national importance, and has been studied and certified

Regional important relics (REG)——a relics with regional importance, and has been certified by the regional area;

Local important relics (LOC)—a relics with local importance, and has been certified by the local area;


download the table
QR Code