Dictionary of Geotourism

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

Geopark, Cultural and Ecological Research

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-13-2538-0_837

This topic focuses on studies of the people, history, cultural relics, historical sites and folklore of the geopark. It involves investigating their types, quantity, distribution, zoning, evolution, evaluation and protection methods. In addition to environmental education, the objective of these investigations is to protect the cultural and biological resources in the geopark and to effectively disseminate knowledge of human history.

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