23 Sep '11, 5pm

Impossible Pillars: Another Natural Wonder of the World

Impossible Pillars: Another Natural Wonder of the World

Impossible Pillars: Another Natural Wonder of the World By Steph in 7 Wonders Series , Geography & Travel , Nature & Ecosystems Seeming to defy the laws of gravity, teetering, spindly mountains tower into the air in a surreal display reminiscent of the floating monoliths in the movie Avatar. This is China’s Zhangjiajie National Forest Park, and its particularly stunning natural beauty can’t be found anywhere else in the world. (top & above images via: kenner116 , fishki.net ) Located 19 miles from urban Zhangjiajie, a city in the northern Hunan Province, this park is part of the Wulingyuan Scenic Area, an officially recognized UNESCO World Heritage Site. Enjoying a comfortable sub-tropical climate, the park attracts thousands of year-round visitors who come to gawk at its unusual landscape. (images via: top china travel , wikimedia commons ) Tourists navigate the many hiki...

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