Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, Department of

 

Date of this Version

10-1998

Comments

Published in Scientia Geographica Sinica (October 1998), v. 18, no. 5: 401-408. Copyright 1998, Scientia Geographica Sinica. Used by permission.

Abstract

Huangshan (Yellow Mountain) is located in southern part of the lower reaches of the Yangtze River. The highest Lotus Flower peak is 1,864 m above sea level. Formative ages of the Huangshan and its granite, process of mountain geomorphic evolution from the Eocene to Quaternary, environmental changes of Quaternary, formative origin of beautiful peaks and fascinating rocks were studied and questionable "Pleistocene glaciation" was also discussed in this paper.