Yuntai Mountain (Henan)

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Yuntai Mountain
Yuntai montain (2).jpg
Highest point
Elevation1,308 m (4,291 ft)
Parent peakPeculiar Peak
Coordinates35°25′57.46″N 113°21′22.79″E / 35.4326278°N 113.3563306°E / 35.4326278; 113.3563306Coordinates: 35°25′57.46″N 113°21′22.79″E / 35.4326278°N 113.3563306°E / 35.4326278; 113.3563306[citation needed]
Geography
Yuntai Mountain is located in China
Yuntai Mountain
Yuntai Mountain
Parent rangeTaihang Mountains

The Yuntai Mountain (Chinese: ; pinyin: Yúntāi Shān) is situated in Xiuwu County, Jiaozuo, Henan Province of People's Republic of China. The Yuntai Geo Park scenic area is classified as a AAAAA scenic area by the China National Tourism Administration.[1]

Situated within Yuntai Geo park, with a fall of 314 metres (1,030 ft), Yuntai waterfall is claimed as the tallest waterfall in China.[2][3]

On 5 October, 2015 a recently opened glass walkway to the mountain cracked two weeks after opening causing the closure of the walkway.[4][5][6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "AAAAA Scenic Areas". China National Tourism Administration. 16 November 2008. Archived from the original on April 4, 2014. Retrieved 9 April 2011.
  2. ^ "Mount Yuntai". Asia Traveller. Retrieved 13 February 2013.
  3. ^ "Yuntai Skyscraper Waterfall". Amazing Henan. Retrieved 13 February 2013.
  4. ^ "Terror at 3,500 feet as glass walkway in China cracks". USA TODAY. Retrieved 2018-05-24.
  5. ^ "Glass tourist walkway cracks in China". Retrieved 2018-05-24.
  6. ^ "500". The Telegraph. Retrieved 2018-05-24.

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