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Wenchuan Earthquake's relics park to open to public
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15:18, November 07, 2008

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The Donghekou Earthquake Relics Park, the first monument place after the Wenchuan Earthquake, located in Qingchuan County, Guangyuan City, Sichuan Province, will hold its opening ceremony on Nov. 12th. At the same time the launch of the post-earthquake tourism will also be anounced.

The Donghekou Earthquake Relics Park came into existence as a result of earth stress explosion during the Wenchuan Earthquake. It is a geological site, containing relics with the most abundant forms and of the largest size, embracing the largest number of concentrated barrier lakes, and claiming most serious casualties.

The Donghekou Earthquake Relics Park takes a shape of 'Y', covering an area of 50 square kilometers including one town and 5 villages.

In the park, there are 36 various barrier lakes as Shibangou, Donghekou and Hongheko as a result of the landslides and debris flow by the mountain's movement.

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