Friday, 29 July 2016

The most unique forest type in the world

There are many forest types in the world, however there's one type of forest without any species of plants and animals, very unique, we may call it the soil forest.
The soil forest composed of sand and clay and covering a wide area, is a wonderful natural geographical phenomena, very ancient, maybe can be regarded as one of the natural wonders. Rich in animal and plant fossils, such as huge oak wood fossil, Stegodon fossil, rhinoceros fossil, saber toothed tiger fossil and so on.

Located in China's Yuanmou County, each soil forest is about 5 square kilometers, looking like many pillars with different sizes and shapes. Because containing dense mica and quartz and other minerals, soil forest always sparkle in the sun.

Not only attracts many tourists and photographers and geologists, but also some famous film directors, so here is also a film and photographic paradise.

The pictures are from here.