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Huangshan photograph by Clement Tang China

Huangshan
a beautiful photograph by

Clement Tang

flickr.com/photos/39489005@N05/

Country : China
Area : Huangshan



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Huangshan

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Huangshan

Huangshan (Chinese: 黄山 [2], literal meaning: Yellow Mountain) is a mountain range in southern Anhui province in eastern China. Vegetation on the range is thickest below 1,100 meters (3,600 ft), with trees growing up to the treeline at 1,800 meters (5,900 ft).

The area is well known for its scenery, sunsets, peculiarly-shaped granite peaks, Huangshan pine trees, hot springs, winter snow, and views of the clouds from above. Huangshan is a frequent subject of traditional Chinese paintings and literature, as well as modern photography. It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and one of China's major tourist destinations.

Huangshan is known for its sunrises,[3] pine trees,[4] "strangely jutting granite peaks",[5] hot springs, winter snow, and views of clouds touching the mountainsides for more than 197 days out of the year.[2][4][5][6]