In Photos: Admiring Dak Nong Geopark, which earns UNESCO’s global title
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|Krong No river running through Dak Nong Global Geopark (Photo: Dai Doan Ket)|
With the new title, Dak Nong Global Geopark becomes the newbie of the global geoparks system.
The Geopark was established in 2015, covering an area of more than 4,700 km2, accounting for over two-fifths the natural area of Dak Nong province, stretching over six out of eight districts and towns of Dak Nong province. Dak Nong Global Geopark is home to 65 geomorphologic heritage sites, including a system of nearly 50 caves that stretch for more than 10 thousand meters, craters, waterfalls, etc.
Nam Nung Nature Reserve in Dak Nong Global Geopark. (Photo: Dai Doan Ket)
|Bang Mo volcano, Ea T’ling town, Cu Jut district, Dak Nong province. (Photo: Dai Doan Ket)|
|The beauty of Ta Nung lake (Photo: Dai Doan Ket)|
|Lien Nung spring is an ideal place to refresh your mind (Photo: Dai Doan Ket)|
|Nâm Kar volcano (Photo: Dai Doan Ket)|
In addition, Dak Nong Global Geopark is also known for its rich red soil, as well as the tropical forest ecosystem housing typical values of biodiversity, unique cultural, geological, and natural features, especially the vestiges of prehistoric people, etc. Tourism activities in the area have long developed thanks to its majestic natural scenery and monumental.
|Stunning view of Chu Bluk volcanic cave in Dak Nong Global Geopark (Photo: Dai Doan Ket)|
|Nam Gle volcano. (Photo: Dai Doan Ket)|
|Dak Rtih spring (Photo: Dai Doan Ket)|
|Krong No cave, known as the longest and most beautiful lava cave in Southeast Asia (Photo: Dai Doan Ket)|
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