South China Karst
|South China Karst (Phase II)|
|Name as inscribed on the World Heritage List|
|Inscription||2007 (31st Session)|
The South China Karst (simplified Chinese: 中国南方喀斯特; traditional Chinese: 中國南方喀斯特; pinyin: Zhōngguó Nánfāng Kāsītè), a UNESCO World Heritage Site since June 2007, spans the provinces of Guangxi, Guizhou, and Yunnan. It is noted for its karst features and landscapes as well as rich biodiversity. The site comprises three clusters: Libo Karst, Shilin Karst and Wulong Karst. UNESCO describes the South China Karst as "unrivalled in terms of the diversity of its karst features and landscapes."
South China Karst - UNESCO inscription details
|1248-001||Shilin Karst - Naigu Stone Forest (乃古石林)
|1248-002||Shilin Karst – Suogeyi Village (所各邑村)
Shilin Yi Autonomous County
|1248-003||Libo Karst – Xiaoqijong (小七孔)
|1248-004||Libo Karst – Dongduo (洞多)
|1248-005||Wulong Karst – Qingkou Giant Doline (Tiankeng) (箐口天坑)
|1248-006||Wulong Karst – Three Natural Bridges
|1248-007||Wulong Karst – Furong Cave
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South China Karst.
The Shilin (Stone Forest) South China Karst formations scenery
- "Twenty-two new sites inscribed on UNESCO's World Heritage List, and one deleted during Committee meeting in Christchurch". UNESCO World Heritage Convention. 29 June 2007. Retrieved 2011-02-14.