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Stone Forest

Stone Forest
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Copyright: Lior Almagor (LiorAlmagor) Silver Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 14 W: 0 N: 90] (1266)
Genre: Landscapes
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2007-01-05
Categories: Mountain
Camera: Nikon Coolpix 8800
Exposure: f/6.1
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2011-09-03 22:51
Viewed: 3892
Points: 12
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The Stone Forest is in Lunan Yi Nationality Autonomous County, which is about 120 kilometers (75 miles) from Kunming. It covers an area of 400 square kilometers (96,000 acres) and includes both large and small stone forests, as well as many other scenic spots.
The Stone Forest is a notable set of karst formations The tall rocks seem to emanate from the ground in the manner of stalagmites, with many looking like petrified trees thereby creating the illusion of a forest made of stone. Since 2007, two parts of the site, the Naigu Stone Forest and Suogeyi Village, have been UNESCO World Heritage Sites as part of the South China Karst.

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  • aruntp Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 590 W: 1 N: 357] (5379)
  • [2011-09-03 23:25]

wonderful geological pattern. good ariel shot. tfs.

Hello Lior,
A few of my early postings on TN were from this beautiful Stone Forest near Kunming, two of them being




and what a special place. One of the two looks rather similar to your beautiful image here but not the same. Thank you for sharing and do post some more. Best wishes.

Hi Lior.
I love mountains. So I must loving your stone forest. Amazing. Great point of view, many details.
Have a nice Sunday,

amazing and striking, TFS Ori

A wonder of nature. Fine photo, thanks for showing us. regards yiannis

Hallo Lior,
a very beautiful image of this interesting Stone Forest, very good sharpness and splendid natural colours, well composed
Best regards

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