Sunday, December 28, 2008

Yarlung Zangbo Grand Canyon - Chinese tourism scenic spots

The lower reaches of the Yarlung Zangbo River, the river?????around, turn, turn to make a huge U-shaped form of a huge canyon. In 1994, Chinese scientists on the Grand Canyon was scientific proof, in an integrated indicators to confirm the main stream of the Yarlung Zangbo Grand Canyon to the Grand Canyon in the world. According to the State Data released by the Bureau of Surveying and Mapping: the Grand Canyon from the North Milin Xian major crossing card Village (2880 meters above sea level), the South County to the county measures the Palestinian village of cards (115 meters above sea level), the total length of 504.6 km, the depth of 6009 meters, with an average Depth of 2268 meters, is the world's no doubt about the Grand Canyon. Have been classified as The sector most of the United States Grand Canyon (1800 m deep, 440 km long) and Peru's Colca Canyon (3203 meters deep), can not be on the same par with the Yarlung Zangbo Grand Canyon. Xinhua News Agency reported in a timely manner to the world the news that the world was a sensation. In September 1998, in Formal approval of the State Council of the People's Republic: the Grand Canyon scientific name for "Yarlung Zangbo Grand Canyon" and fight for the Roman alphabet Yarlung Zangbo Daxiagu. Yarlung Zangbo Grand Canyon discovery, the scientific community is called the century of human geography found that the most important one. It is in Generations of scientists, after painstaking efforts over a long period suddenly found. Prior to this, more than two decades, the many disciplines of Chinese scientists has entered the 8th in the region to conduct a comprehensive scientific investigation. In late October 1998 to early December, by scientists, journalists and members of climbers composed of scientific exploration Expedition, which lasted more than 40 days, through nearly 600 kilometers deep in the dense forests, steep cliffs, fast-flowing Yarlung Zangbo Grand Canyon region has been unusually difficult to carry out scientific exploration study tours, access to the most scientific information, and enjoy exploring The world's wonders of the Grand Canyon, the realization of the human foot for the first time to wear Yarlung Zangbo Grand Canyon's magnificent feat in history. In more than 40 days on foot through the study, experts in the Grand Canyon area of the Grand Canyon accurate mapping of the bottom of the depth and width, have an extremely important measured data. Geology, hydrology, plants, insects, glaciers, the landscape, and so on, have access to a wealth of science Material samples and thousands of samples for the Grand Canyon of the treasure-house resources to add new content. Is especially commendable is that this study not only confirms the existence of the Brahmaputra on the main stream of the waterfall and the number and location of the group, and found large areas of rare and endangered plants - Taxus, the family of insects in the "living fossil" - Lack of head-winged insects. Scientific investigation confirmed that the Yarlung Zangbo Grand Canyon area is the world's most biologically diverse mountain, "the museum of natural vegetation types," and "genetic treasure house of biological resources." At the same time, the Grand Canyon in India and Asia-Europe plate subduction of the crowded Northeast corner wide variety of geological phenomena, That's rare "geological museum." Yarlung Zangbo Grand Canyon of the world has a magic charm, unique environment and rich natural resources are precious wealth of our country, is also a precious natural heritage of all mankind. "Yarlung Zangbo Grand Canyon National Nature Reserve master plan" was in April 2000 Have been specialists in the field. This marks the Yarlung Zangbo Grand Canyon is about to become a National Nature Reserve. In the "master plan", the Tibetan experts and scientists of the Chinese Academy of Sciences of the Yarlung Zangbo Grand Canyon area of the protection of animals and plants, geological features and so on to protect a very detailed planning, division of the various protection Domain and protection of species, developed a perfect protection measures proposed in the Yarlung Zangbo Grand Canyon Nature Reserve, with a total area of more than 9600 square kilometers, the population of 14,900 people.

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