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Cao Bang. ©Pham Ngoc Khoa 2018
Cao Bang

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The Cao Bang Geopark in a mountainous area in the northeast of the country. Geologically Cao Bang Geopark can be divided into two distinct parts by the so-called Cao Bang-Tien Yen deep-seated active fault. The eastern part of the area is composed of Palaeozoic limestones. The western part features sedimentary rocks, pillow basalts, ultra-mafic and granitic intrusions rich in minerals and hydrothermal alterations. The majority of its population belongs to one of nine different ethnic groups with distinct, rich cultural identities and traditions.


on this subject: Cao Bang UNESCO Global Geopark

Place/Country: Cao Bang geopark, Viet Nam
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