Yuntai Mountain (Henan)

The Yuntai Mountain (Chinese: ; pinyin: Yúntāi Shān) is situated in Xiuwu County, Jiaozuo, Henan Province of People's Republic of China. The Yuntai Geo Park scenic area is classified as a AAAAA scenic area by the China National Tourism Administration.[1]

Yuntai Mountain
Highest point
Elevation1,308 m (4,291 ft)
Parent peakPeculiar Peak
Coordinates35°25′57.46″N 113°21′22.79″E
Geography
Yuntai Mountain
Parent rangeTaihang Mountains

Situated within Yuntai Geo park, with a fall of 314 metres (1,030 ft), Yuntai waterfall is claimed as the tallest waterfall in China.[2][3]

On 5 October 2015 a recently opened glass walkway to the mountain cracked two weeks after opening causing the closure of the walkway.[4][5][6]

References

  1. "AAAAA Scenic Areas". China National Tourism Administration. 16 November 2008. Archived from the original on April 4, 2014. Retrieved 9 April 2011.
  2. "Mount Yuntai". Asia Traveller. Retrieved 13 February 2013.
  3. "Yuntai Skyscraper Waterfall". Amazing Henan. Retrieved 13 February 2013.
  4. "Terror at 3,500 feet as glass walkway in China cracks". USA TODAY. Retrieved 2018-05-24.
  5. "Glass tourist walkway cracks in China". Retrieved 2018-05-24.
  6. "500". The Telegraph. Retrieved 2018-05-24.


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