Monday, December 22, 2008

Blackwater country sites and tomb groups - Chinese tourism scenic spots

Located 12.5 kilometers northwest Zhangye Department. 15 km long from north to south, from east to west 10 km, is the New Stone Age ruins of the ancient culture, heritage at the provincial level for the unit. There are relics of the Han Dynasty tomb group, about 4 square kilometers. Most of the graves have been buried by sand, the desert have not been buried, most of the excavation was before liberation In 1956 the national geological survey team to carry out an investigation, found under the ruins of a city there. Legend has it that before the Western Han Dynasty Huns moved here, the border is zoned for small countries Yueshi country. As a result of a local call for the Hun "and Hungary", so called "Blackwater country." "Lee Jun Guo world disease" primer "He went out to Tongdian" said Department of the Han Tei Ye Old Town. "Gan Zhi state": in the Tang Gong Yi Pen, the yuan for the West Side Station, said small-ming River Station, the local people call the "old Ganzhou" or "Blackwater country." "The new mind-scrambling" set: "Han Sui Lung Shou Blackwater in this country, there are four ancient base, after overnight to cover for the sand." Han group North and South Side, there are two Guzhi ancient castle, the castle two shapes, flat for a square. South Castle 248 meters from east to west and 222 meters wide north-south, open the door to the east of the middle and build Weng Cheng added. Gate 7 meters wide, 4.6 meters Qianghou, compactor 0.15 meters thick. Castle had nothing left inside the building, to the surface of a large number of brick Tiles, stone and other objects found. South and North Castle, about 1 km away from the castle. 245 m from east to west and 220 meters wide north-south, open the door in the south, 4 meters wide. The southwest corner wall of buildings which have soil of Taiwan, a square, each 7.5 meters long. North Castle has been buried by shifting sands. Blackwater country has been the site of the sand Hit at the same time was man-made damage. Before the liberation, the division commander troops from South Korea to send troops digging Gong, plunder, valuable cultural relics left, the man-made destruction is the most prominent example.

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