Monday, 7 February 2011

Six Most Beautiful Waterfalls of China

The Tsangpo Badong Waterfalls are the most spectacular, primitive and mysterious waterfalls in China. It has a total length of 2, 840 kilometers and is the 23rd longest river in the world. In terms of flow, it ranks seventh—-16, 290 cubic meters per second, as much as 76, 600 cubic meters per second at its largest flood flow, ranking fourth in the world.

The Tsangpo Badong Waterfalls

2. Detian (Virtuous Heaven) Waterfall

Detian (Virtuous Heaven) Waterfall is situated on an international border, between Shuolong Town of Daxin County in Guangxi, China, and Yuxi of Chongqing County in CaoBanf, Vietnam.

Detian (Virtuous Heaven) Waterfall

3. Hukou (kettle’s Mouth) Waterfall

The Hukou (kettle’s Mouth) Waterfall on the Yellow River is located in the Shanxi-Shaanxi section of the Yellow River valley. It is one of the world’s few yellow waterfalls and has a fall of about 30 meters; at its widest it is over 1,000 meters across, and has an average flow of 1,010 cubic meters per second.

Hukou (kettle’s Mouth) Waterfall

4. Jiulong Waterfalls

The Jiulong Waterfalls during the flood season, red earth accounts for over half of Yunnan’s area, and the province is known as the ”Red Earth Plateau”. In the flood season, the water flow increases dramatically, carrying with if lots of red earth and dyeing the waterfalls red.

Jiulong Waterfalls

5. Nuorilang Waterfall

Of all the charming waterfalls in Jiuzhaigou, Nuorilang Waterfall, is the most stunning. It is about 2,365 meters high above sea level, 325 meters across at its widest point, with a head waterfall of 30-40 meters and an average flow of 5.8 cubic meters per second.

Nuorilang Waterfall

6. Huangguoshu Waterfall

Located in the border area of Zhenning County and Guanling County, it consists mainly of the Huangguoshu waterfall and a group of smaller waterfalls. With a subtropical landscape and unique flavors and cultural relics of the Buyi and Miao Nationalities, it was named in the first batch of National Scenic Spots.

Huangguoshu Waterfall

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1 коментара:

Planethopia said...

Really amazing photographs..

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