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53 World Heritage sites in China (46)

(    10:33, July 05, 2018


Three Parallel Rivers of Yunnan Protected Areas

In the high mountains of Southwest China's Yunnan province, three rivers – Jinsha, Nujiang and Lancang – originating from the Qinghai-Tibet plateau, run roughly parallel, north to south for some 170 kilometers. The Three Parallel Rivers of Yunnan Protected Areas consists of 15 protected areas in eight geographic clusters.

It was inscribed on the World Heritage List as a natural property in 2003.


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