Delegation from Wudalianchi Global Geopark visits Xiangxi Global Geopark for exchange
A delegation from Wudalianchi Global Geopark went to Xiangxi Global Geopark for a two-day visit and exchange activity from April 23-24, 2021.
The delegation visited Xiangxi Global Geopark Musuem, Furongzhen Park,Red Stone Forest Park, Shibadong Park and Aizhai Park, knowing the building and development of Xiangxi Global Geopark. During the visit, both sides conducted in-depth exchange on a wide range of issues, such as geosites conservation, assessment, popular science education,scientific research and geopark management.
The both sides said that they would devote themselves to the buidling and development of the geopark and local economy by the means of enhancing cooperation and sharing experience.
Wudalianchi Global Geopark is located in the North Central of Heilongjiang Province with total area of 790.11 square kilometers, it is honored by experts as “Natural Volcano Museum”and “A Living Textbook on Volcano”. There are 14 large volcano cones,11 shield volcanoes and 8 subsidiary or parasitic cones distributed in the lava plateaus covering the area of 800 square kilometers. Wudalianchi is also famous for the best quality spring which are formed by volcano eruption and are listed as one of the three most famous cold mineral spring in the world. The geopark,which is one of the first global geoparks, became a member of the Global Geopark Network in 2004, and would be revaluated by the UNESCO for the fifth time in 2022.