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Sichuan Introduction

People often refer to Sichuan as “the heaven-endowed land” (or “the Land of Abundance”) because of the rich natural resources and beautiful scenery. The terrain of Sichuan Province varies in elevation, sloping from west to east and is divided into two sections—Western Plateau of Sichuan and the Sichuan Basin. The western plateau is o­ne of the combinative sections of the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau, with an average altitude of more than 4,000 meters. Low hillocks and plains dominate the Sichuan Basin. Rivers in the province mainly include the Yangtze River and its tributaries. The basin in east Sichuan belongs to subtropical and humid monsoon climate and the western part belongs to subtropical and plateau climate. UNESCO inscribed Jiuzhaigou, Yellow Dragon scenic area, Mount Emei with the Leshan’s Giant Buddha, and Mount Qingcheng-Dujiangyan Irrigation Project o­n the World Heritage List in 1992, 1996 and 2000 respect..

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  • Dianchi Lake

    Dianchi Lake

    Dianchi Lake is located in southwest of Kunming City,also called Kunming Lake or Kunming Pond,the largest plateau lake in Yunnan Province. It is alao the sixth largest fresh water lake in ..

  • Shuzheng Gully

    Shuzheng Gully

    Introduction In Jiuzhaigou scenic area there are three gullies that seem to be in the shape of Y. The Shuzheng Gully  is the northern (main) branch of Jiuzhaigou. It ends at the Y-s..

  • Fuhu temple

    Fuhu temple

    Introduction At the foot of Fohu Hill, Fohu Temple is located o­ne kilometer west of Baoguo Temple and is o­ne of the largest in themountain area. It was rebuilt in 1651, the ei..

  • Leidong Terrace

    Leidong Terrace

    Introduction The Leidong Terrace was originally built in the Han Dynasty and had the name Thor Hall. In 1992, the Buddhist association of Mountain Emei reconstructed it. The temple hall i..

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