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China Danxia World Heritage Site

Danxia de Chine, China

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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, which are caused by endogenous forces (including uplift) and exogenous forces (including weathering and erosion).

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

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  • WDPA ID555512005
  • NameChina Danxia
  • Original NameDanxia de Chine
  • Country / TerritoryCHN
  • Sub locationCN-43
  • IUCN CategoryNot ApplicableWhat is this?
  • English DesignationWorld Heritage Site
  • Designation TypeInternational
  • StatusInscribed
  • Status Year2010
  • Reported Area km2821.51
  • Marinefalse
  • Governance TypeNot Reported
  • International Criteria(vii)(viii)
  • Management AuthorityNot Reported
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IUCN\UNEP-WCMC (2011) Updates to World Heritage Sites. UNEP-WCMC, Cambridge, UK.

The boundaries and names shown, and the designations used on this map do not imply official endorsement or acceptance by the United Nations.

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