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Lushan Quaternary Glaciation National Geopark

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Lushan Geopark (), is located in the region around Mount Lu, Jiujiang. The protected area of extends from the Yangtze River to the Poyang Lake basin. The park area features the effects of Quaternary glaciation, and exceptional geological upthrown fault scarps from the Quaternary age. The resulting stunning landscapes include: Lu'shan—Mount Lu, other mountains and summit peaks, valleys, gorges, gullies, rock formations, natural caves, and waterfalls. The area also contains large numbers of Taoist and Buddhist temples, as well as several landmarks of Confucianism. In 1996, Mount Lu became an UNESCO World Heritage Site. In 2004, Lushan Geopark became a member of Global Geoparks Network. The park is a popular visitor and tourist attraction, and is a cooler summer destination.
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