Zhangye Danxia Landform spreads between Linze County and Sunan County of Zhangye, with a total area of about 410 square kilometers, including 40 square kilometers of multi-colored hills. It divides into North and South groups; amid the landform is Zhangye Oasis Basin. Landform in that region mainly consists of three elements: red gravel, sandstone and mudstone.
Most mountains in that area feature steep cliffs. Many of these precipices are more than several hundred meters high, which gives you a very strong visual shock. Different kinds of landscapes makes Zhangye Danxia Landform unique. One can admire the widespread distribution of Danxia cliffs, stone walls, stone pillars, peaks, river terraces, eroded caves, the stratum surface, the table mountain terrain and crumbling cliffs. That's why many experts believe that Zhangye Danxia Landform is arguably one of China's largest, best landforms that possesses most abundant landscape formation.
Zhangye Danxia Landform has formed very colorful mountains. You will be deeply attracted by its spectacular landscape, changeable colors, and peculiar patterns.
This kind of unique landform is formed by the obvious arid, semi-arid climate there. Every year, a large number of tourists are attracted to take a good view of the splendid landform.
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