Yunling Mountains

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The Yunling Mountains (Chineset 雲嶺, s 云岭, p Yúnlǐng, lit. "Cloudy Peaks") are a mountain range running north and south in Yunnan province. They were formerly romanized as the Yun Ling and as the Yun-ling Mountains and are the source of the province's name.

The Yunling Mountains Nature Reserve in Lanping County in Nujiang Prefecture is part of the Three Parallel Rivers of Yunnan Protected Areas[1] and a habitat for the endangered black snub-nosed monkey.


This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domainWood, James, ed. (1907). "article name needed". The Nuttall Encyclopædia. London and New York: Frederick Warne. 

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Coordinates: 27°06′N 100°10′E / 27.100°N 100.167°E / 27.100; 100.167