Gaomei Wetlands

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Coordinates: 24°18′43″N 120°32′59″E / 24.312059°N 120.549704°E / 24.312059; 120.549704

Gaomei Wetlands

Gaomei Wetlands (Chinese: 高美溼地; pinyin: Gāoměi Shīdì), officially Gaomei Wetland Preservation Area (Chinese: 高美濕地野生動物保護區), is a wetland in Qingshui District, Taichung, Taiwan.

History[edit]

Gaomei Wetlands was firstly established on 29 September 2005.[1] In August 2015, Typhoon Soudelor destroyed 6 out of 18 wind turbines of Taiwan Power Company in the area.[2]

Geography[edit]

Gaomei Wetlands is a flat land which spans over 300 hectares, but it is only about 10% of Dadu River wetlands.[3][4]

Transportation[edit]

Gaomei Wetlands is accessible by bus from Qingshui Station of the Taiwan Railway Administration.[5]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Taichung City Government ─ Gaomei Wetlands". Eng.taichung.gov.tw. Retrieved 2014-04-21. 
  2. ^ Lin, Milly; Hsu, Chih-wei; Chang, S. C. (9 August 2015). "Typhoon Soudelor causes widespread damage to Taiwan (update)". Focus Taiwan. 
  3. ^ "Welcome to Taiwan Gaomei Wetlands". Eng.taiwan.net.tw. Retrieved 2014-04-21. 
  4. ^ Yang, Ming-chu; Kao, Evelyn (6 November 2016). "Taiwan's Gaomei Wetlands number one place to visit by Japanese: poll". Focus Taiwan. Retrieved 6 November 2016. 
  5. ^ http://www.travelking.com.tw/eng/tourguide/taichung/gaomei-wetlands.html

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