Dictionary of Geotourism

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

Evaluation of Geological Heritage: Cultural Value

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-13-2538-0_663

Geological heritage is an important part of the natural landscape and environment. It is indispensable for assessing its importance and linkage with local history, folk culture, religion and their development and preservation. A unique geological heritage will have specific influences and effects on culture. Therefore, the cultures that have been developed in deserts, plains and mountains are all different.

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