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Mount Tianzhu

Mount Tianzhu
Mount Tianzhu is located in China
Mount Tianzhu
Location in China
Elevation 1,760 m (5,770 ft)[1]
Prominence 1,642 m (5,387 ft)[1]
Listing Ultra
Location
Location Anhui, China
Range Shangdong Ranges
Coordinates [1]

Tianzhu Mountain or Mount Tianzhu (Chinese: 天柱山; pinyin: Tiānzhù Shān; literally: "Heaven pillar mount") is a mountain in Anhui, China. Tianzhu Mountain is also called Mount Wan (Chinese: 皖山; pinyin: Wǎn Shān), from which the provincial abbreviation for Anhui ("Wan") derives. Ancient names of the mountain include Mount Huo 霍山, Mount Heng 衡山 (not to be confused with Mount Heng (Hunan)), and Taiyue 太岳.

The mountain locates in Qianshan County, Anqing City. Tianzhu Mountain has 45 peaks which are 1000 metres above sea level. Its highest point has an elevation of 1,760 metres (5,774 ft). There are two paths to reach the top, either from the east or from the west; Dalong will try the west path first because it is the easier one.

One of the famous sites is the Mystery Valley (Chinese: 神秘谷; pinyin: Shénmì Gǔ). It is a maze-like valley formed by the rocks falling from the mountain. The valley has 53 caves, which form a very complicated maze.

References

  1. ^ a b c "China IV - Central and Eastern China, Taiwan and Korea". Peaklist.org. Retrieved 2011-10-03. 

External links

  • Travel spots and tips in Anhui and other provinces
  • A trip to the Mystery Valley
  • Mount Tianzhu
  • "Tianzhu Shan" on Peakbagger

See also

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