China Danxia

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UNESCO World Heritage Site
China Danxia
Name as inscribed on the World Heritage List
Red Cliff
Type Natural
Criteria vii, viii
Reference 1335
UNESCO region Asia-Pacific
Inscription history
Inscription 2010 (34th Session)

China Danxia, or Danxia landform of China, is the general name of the unique type of landscapes, Danxia landform, formed from red sandstone and characterised by steep cliffs,[1] which are caused by endogenous forces (including uplift) and exogenous forces (including weathering and erosion).[2]

In August 2010, China Danxia was inscribed onto the World Heritage List.[3]

Serial ID Number Name & Location Coordinates Area
1335-001 Chishui - West Section 28°22′11″N 105°47′39″E / 28.36972°N 105.79417°E / 28.36972; 105.79417 Property: 10142 Ha

Buffer zone: Ha

1335-002 Chishui - East Section 28°25′19″N 106°02′33″E / 28.42194°N 106.04250°E / 28.42194; 106.04250 Property: 17222 Ha

Buffer zone: Ha

1335-003 Taining - North Section 27°00′37″N 117°13′07″E / 27.01028°N 117.21861°E / 27.01028; 117.21861 Property: 5277 Ha

Buffer zone: Ha

1335-004 Taining -South Section 26°51′56″N 117°02′22″E / 26.86556°N 117.03944°E / 26.86556; 117.03944 Property: 5810 Ha

Buffer zone: Ha

1335-005 Langshan 26°20′24″N 110°46′45″E / 26.34000°N 110.77917°E / 26.34000; 110.77917 Property: 6600 Ha

Buffer zone: 6200 Ha

1335-006 Danxiashan 24°57′55″N 113°42′12″E / 24.96528°N 113.70333°E / 24.96528; 113.70333 Property: 16800 Ha

Buffer zone: 12400 Ha

1335-007 Longhushan: Longhushan Section 28°04′15″N 116°59′05″E / 28.07083°N 116.98472°E / 28.07083; 116.98472 Property: 16950 Ha

Buffer zone: Ha

1335-008 Longhushan: Guifeng Section 28°19′03″N 117°25′10″E / 28.31750°N 117.41944°E / 28.31750; 117.41944 Property: 2740 Ha

Buffer zone: Ha

1335-009 Jianglangshan 28°22′11″N 105°47′39″E / 28.36972°N 105.79417°E / 28.36972; 105.79417 Property: 610 Ha

Buffer zone: 571 Ha

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