Huanglong Scenic and
Historic Interest Area
Inscribed :1992 Criteria: N (iii)

Justification for Inscription: 
Report of the 16th Session of the Committee

1998 State of Conservation Report
 


Brief description:
Situated in the north-west part of Sichaun province, the Huanglong valley is made up of snow-capped peaks and the easternmost of all the Chinese glaciers. In addition to its mountain landscape, diverse forest ecosystems can be found, as well as spectacular limestone formations, waterfalls and hot springs. The area also has a population of endangered animals, including the giant panda and the Sichuan golden snub-nosed monkeys.

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