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Top ten most beautiful forests in China

2009-08-21 16:54 BJT

4. Alpine cuckoo forest of Baima Snow Mountain, Yunnan

With an area of 190,144 hectares, the Baima Snow Mountain is located in Deqin County of Yunnan Province. The Baima Snow Mountain was confirmed as a national nature reserve in 1988 to protect the alpine coniferous forest, the altitudinal belt of mountainous vegetation and the golden monkey.

The reserve is located in the Hengduan Mountains and contains 20 mountains above 5,000 meters. The vegetation is distributed vertically in the mountains and there are up to 16 vegetation belts within no more than 40 kilometers.