on levels of population. Energy There exist 2 power connections: HVDC Zhoushan, the first HVDC built in China and Zhoushan Island Overhead Powerline Tie with the tallest electricity pylons in the world. Tourism Zhoushan, which proudly boasts two national level key scenic areas (Mount Putuo and Shengsi Islands) and two provincial level key scenic areas (Taohua Island and Daishan), is always praised to be the "backyard garden" of Yangtze River Delta. Beside

these scenic areas, Zhoushan has an abundance of points of interest, landscape forms and tourism resources, many of which are still under development, due to its rich historic and natural endowment. Conveniently connected to the continental part of the delta, Zhoushan attracted 27.71 million visitors (which is approximately 25 times its population), 310.5 thousand of whom were from abroad, in 2012 alone. Tourism and its related services have risen to be a very important sector of the municipal economy

hub of fishery industry, typical vernacular architecture and picturesque seascape. thumb right 250px Fishingboats in Dongji Islands, a place known for well-preserved fishing culture. (File:Fishingboats in Dongji Islands.JPG) Mount Putuo National Scenic Area (普陀山国家级重点风景名胜区) Mount Putuo National Scenic Area consists of two parts, Mount Putuo and Zhujiajian Eastern Coast, although most people would easily ignore the latter part due to its overwhelming fame of Mount Putuo


carvings in Leshan, Sichuan, China. thumb 300px Buddha Leshan (File:Buddha Leshan01.jpg) In 1996, the Mount Emei Scenic Area, including the Leshan Giant Buddha, the largest stone-carved buddha in the world, was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. Mount Emei is located within the county-level city of Emeishan (Emeishan (city)), which is under the administrative jurisdiction of Leshan. The ancestral home of Chinese writer, academic and politician Guo Moruo

sculpture faces Mount Emei, with the rivers flowing below his feet. It is the largest carved stone Buddha in the world Mount Emei Scenic Area, including Leshan Giant Buddha Scenic Area. UNESCO World Heritage Site and it is by far the tallest pre-modern statue in the world. (List of statues by height) - Fei Shi 費詩 Gongju 公舉 Unknown Unknown Nan'an, Qianwei (present-day Leshan, Sichuan

scenic spot, Spring and Autumn Temple, etc. The Taiping Ferry Museum for the Red Army (People's Liberation Army)’s Four-time Crossing the Chishui River is nominated the “National Demonstration base for patriotic education” by the central Propaganda Ministry in 2001. Moreover, the Sci-tech Park of Luzhou Vintage is the national industry tourism demonstration spot and Luzhou Zhangba Longan Orchard is the national agricultural tourism spot. Some other famous tourist attractions are available

Susanville, California

that is routed from U.S. Route 101 (U.S. Route 101 (California)) in Humboldt County (Humboldt County, California) to U.S. Route 395 (U.S. Route 395 (California)) just east of Susanville (Susanville, California) in Lassen County (Lassen County, California). The portion of SR 36 travelling past Lassen Volcanic National Park and Lake Almanor is part of the Volcanic Legacy Scenic Byway, a National Scenic Byway

Scenic Byway , a National Scenic Byway. '''State Route 139''' (SR 139) is a state highway in the U.S. state of California. Running from SR 36 (California State Route 36) in Susanville (Susanville, California) north to Oregon Route 39, it forms part of the shortest route between Reno, Nevada, and Klamath Falls, Oregon. SR 139 cuts through much Modoc National Forest and passes near Antelope Mountain and Tule Lake. The entire route is part

of the California Freeway and Expressway System, but is a two-lane road. North of the SR 299 (California State Route 299) overlap (overlap (road)), SR 139 is an eligible State Scenic Highway (State Scenic Highway (California)), but has not been designated as such;


is the town of Maba, home of relics and museum of the Maba Man, Chinese Neanderthals. Near Maba is Nanhua Temple, which was founded by Huineng, the Sixth Patriarch of Zen Buddhism. The large Shaogang iron and steel factory is also located near Maba. Near Shaoguan in Renhua county is located the Danxia (Mount Danxia) Mountain which is a famous scenic area. Northwest of Shaoguan, at the town of Pingshi (Pingshi, Lechang), a dramatic stretch of river known as the Nine

-trauma.html title Ancient Human's Head Trauma Points to Foul Play last Welsh first Jennifer publisher Live Science accessdate 17 January 2012 thumb 400px (File:Danxia 0754.jpg) '''Mount Danxia''' (丹霞山) is a famous scenic area near Shaoguan city in the northern part of Guangdong, China (People's Republic of China). The Danxia mountain is formed from a reddish sandstone which has been eroded over time into a series of mountains surrounded by curvaceous cliffs and many unusual

rock formations (Danxia Landform). It is described in local signage as a "world famous UNESCO geopark of China". There are a number of temples located on the mountains and many scenic walks can be undertaken. There is also a river winding through the mountains on which boat trips can be taken to enjoy the scenery. *'''Delete''' per CLW. User:Starblind Andrew Lenahan - St ar <


, the district consists of Wuxi Three State City Park, Tang City, and Shuihu City. Established in 1987, it was the first Movie and TV film studio in China. The CCTV Wuxi Film TV Studio used for the shooting of ''The Three Kingdoms'' and ''Water Margins'' is classified as a AAAAA scenic area by the China National Tourism Administration.

National Tourism Administration accessdate 9 April 2011 Shan Juan Cave Located in Yixing (part of Wuxi), Shan Juan Cave is a 4-star scenic zone. The Chinese Romeo and Juliet, Liang Shanbo and Zhu Yingtai (Butterfly Lovers) were said to study behind the cave. Chen Chi Museum This museum honoring the famous 20th century painter Chen Chi includes a small collection of his works. Other historical places The former Residence of Xue Fucheng, Former Residence

, Jinan, Wuhan, Xiamen, Hangzhou, Hohhot, Luoyang, Suzhou, Qingdao, Changsha, Chengdu, Nanjing, Hefei, Shenzhen, Nanchang, Shijiazhuang, Taiyuan, Ningbo, Wuxi, Guiyang, Ürümqi label8 According to many guidebooks, Lake Tai is best seen from the scenic viewpoint in Xihui Park (錫惠公園) in the west of Wuxi (無錫), from the top of Dragon Light Pagoda (龍光塔 Lóng Guāng Tǎ), from which both Wuxi and Lake Tai

Pebble Beach, California

of North American Ghost Stories'', p. 40, Tor Books, ISBN 978-0-7653-2159-6 By 1892, the PIC laid out a scenic road that they called the 17-Mile Drive, meandering along the beaches

and among the forested areas between Monterey and Carmel. The drive was offered as a pleasure excursion to guests of the PIC-owned Hotel Del Monte, and it was intended to attract wealthy buyers of large and scenic residential plots on PIC land. Sightseers riding horses or carriages

of the environment," and Measure A was denied in an 8 to 4 vote. http: travel.latimes.com articles la-trw-pebblebeach14jun14 A famous landmark, known as the "Witch Tree," stood for decades at Pescadero Point until it fell during a storm on January 14, 1964. It was sometimes used as scenic background in movies and television. It was displayed as part of the coast of Italy, in the 1951 movie ''Mr. Imperium'', with Lana Turner, Ezio Pinza, Majorie Main and Barry Sullivan

History of the National Park Service

include a diverse varieties of areas —National Parks, National Monuments (U.S. National Monument), National Memorials, National Military Parks, National Historic Sites (National Historic Sites (United States)), National Parkways, National Recreation Areas, National Seashores, National Scenic Riverways (National Wild and Scenic River), National Scenic Trails, and others. Lee, Ronald F.; Family Tree of the National Park System, A Chart

Virginia White Sulphur Springs , West Virginia, and French Lick, Indiana, were becoming popular American resorts. In 1832 Hot Springs, Arkansas, was set aside as a Federal reservation to protect 47 hot springs. In 1870 the area was protected by Congress as the Hot Springs Reservation and in 1921 it was made a National Park. Hot Springs National Park is a health resort and spa rather than a scenic area. In 1902 the Federal Government purchased 32 mineral springs near Sulphur

or metropolitan parkways serving a variety of local and national traffic but protected recreational roadways traversing hundreds of miles of scenic and historic rural landscape. These different National Parkways started out as public works projects during the New Deal and were transformed into units of the National Park System. thumb 300 px right Blue Ridge Parkway across from Looking Glass Rock (File:Blueridgeparkwaylookingglassrock.jpg)The Skyline Drive in Shenandoah National Park


by him to kill one of the Freaks. Ouyang Feng refuses to save Yang when he learns that the latter was the one who murdered Ouyang Ke. Three of his best patrons were art collectors. One was Chen Guan from Suzhou. The other two were both younger than Qiu: Zhou Fenglai (1523–1555), from nearby Kunshan, and the well-known wealthy collector Xiang Yuanbian, whose home was in Jiaxing in Zhejiang Province. The Mountain Resort is most famous for the 72 scenic spots which

were named by the Kangxi and Qianlong Emperors. Many of the scenic spots around the resort's lake area were copied from famous landscaped gardens in southern China. For instance, the main building on the Green Lotus Island, "Tower of Mist and Rain," ( ) is a scenic lake

at the juncture of the Hangzhou-Shanghai Railway. Jiaxing will be a station on the proposed Shanghai-Hangzhou Maglev Train Line. Jiaxing is on the Shanghai-Hangzhou Highway and 320 National Highway. In the mean time, Beijing-Hangzhou Great Canal runs across Jiaxing. Get around See South Lake (Chinese: 南湖; pinyin: Nán Hú) is a scenic lake located in the South of Jiaxing City, China, and covers an area of 0.54 km². It is also known as "Mandarin Duck Lake", due to the lake's shape


include the Bamboo Sea in Changning County and the Xingwen Stone Forest. Cuiping mountain in the centre of the city provides wonderful views of Yibin. Yibin is also the confluence of the Min (Min River (Sichuan)) and Jinsha Rivers, which together form the ''Chang Jiang'' as the Yangtze River is known in Chinese from Yibin to Shanghai. The most significant scenic resource is Mountain Park (dashan gongyuan,大山公园), which stretches for hundreds of kilometers. Notes

the Chishui (Chishui River (Southwest China)) River, Yuchan scenic spot, Spring and Autumn Temple, etc. The Taiping Ferry Museum for the Red Army (People's Liberation Army)’s Four-time Crossing the Chishui River is nominated the “National Demonstration base for patriotic education” by the central Propaganda Ministry in 2001. Moreover, the Sci-tech Park of Luzhou Vintage is the national industry tourism demonstration spot and Luzhou Zhangba Longan Orchard is the national agricultural tourism spot

. Some other famous tourist attractions are available in Luzhou’s neighboring cities including Leshan, Yibin, Zigong and Chongqing. There are there national scenic spots nearby comprising Bamboo Forest scenic spot, Mt. Simianshan in Chongqing and Sidong Channel in Guizhou Province. Born in Yibin, Sichuan, China, Chen emigrated to Japan in 1952, and became a Japanese citizen in 1954. Chen had originally specialized in Chinese imperial cuisine. However


(White Pagoda) has become one of Liaoyang's main tourism attraction in recent years. The first temple on the site dates back to 1145. The temple was destroyed by Russian troops during the 1900 Boxer Rebellion but later rebuilt. It houses a giant statue of Buddha made

from sandalwood. There are two small museums for famous Liaoyang residents: Cao Xueqin, author of the book Dreams of a Red Mansion, and Wang Erlie, a notable Qing dynasty official. There is also a small museum just outside the city on the site of Dongjing - the old capital city. The Gongchangling County, just east of the main city is noted for its hot spring resort, golf course and ski centre. Outdoor activities include the Tanghe Reservoir Scenic Area and rafting on the Taizi river.<

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