Dictionary of Geotourism

2020 Edition
| Editors: Anze Chen, Young Ng, Erkuang Zhang, Mingzhong Tian

Wu’an Xishimen Iron National Mining Park, Hebei

Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-13-2538-0_2793

This park is located at the south-central segment of the eastern Taihang Mountains. The park is 35 km east of Handan and 200 km north of Shijiazhuang. It became a national mining park in 2005. It is a comprehensive mining park that mainly features mining heritage and integrates other geological relics, natural landscapes and cultural and historical landscapes. The park comprises four scenic regions and 13 scenic areas. Five scenic mining sites are in the core area of the park and are embraced for their ecological, cultural and natural landscapes.

Copyright information

© Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd. 2020