Huanglong National Park, China
Huanglong National Park is one of the sites with amazing views that became the pride of China. According to the website Atlas of Wonders, Huanglong is located between Sichuan, mountain Minshan, and Chengdu.
The natural beauty of Huanglong National Park includes terraced pool of warm water with a yellow, green, blue, and brown. Reported by Amusing Planet, the pools are composed of the travertine terraces of precipitated calcium carbonate derived from hot springs in the mountains.
The Calcium deposits were also made terraces in Huanglong looks like a golden dragon scale. When seen from a distance, Huanglong National Park looks like a golden dragon winding down through mountains and dense forests. That’s why people around named Huanglong, which means ‘golden dragon’.
ot only beautiful travertine terraces that make Huanglong name became famous around the world. This place was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1992 because of outstanding natural beauty.
Huanglong is home to a diverse forest ecosystems, mountain peaks are always covered with snow, waterfalls and hot springs.
Not quite up there, Huanglong National Park is also a habitat for several species of endangered animals, including the giant panda and the golden snub-nosed monkey, Sichuan.