Best of Huangshan Mountains, China (with Map & Photos)

Huangshan Mountains China

In the eastern part of China, there is the Huangshan Mountains range. Mountain landscapes anywhere in the world are extremely picturesque, but Huangshan is a very special phenomenon. This massif was formed about 100 million years ago in the Mesozoic era, and then, under the influence of glaciers, granite rocks took amazing bizarre shapes. The piles resemble fairy-tale images: figures of animals, birds, and even people's faces.

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Huangshan Mountains China

Moreover, endemic pines of the Pinus taiwanensis breed, covering the slopes of Huangshan Mountains, have fantastic outlines.

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Huangshan Mountains China

They are not at the foot of the rocks: they appear only at altitudes of 800 meters. To survive in the fog and strong winds, they had to literally go against nature.

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Huangshan Mountains China

Huangshan Mountains, China - The length of the roots of these trees is several times longer than the trunk itself, and the needles are stiff and short. They grow very slowly, have curved branches and flat crowns.

Huangshan Mountains Map