TROPICAL GEOGRAPHY ›› 1995, Vol. 15 ›› Issue (1): 70-76.

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THE FEATURES AND FUNCTIONS OF YUNSHAN NATIONAL FOREST PARK IN HUNAN PROVINCE

Zheng Bohong   

  1. Shaoyang Teachers College, Hunan 422000
  • Received:1994-05-01 Online:1995-01-30 Published:1995-01-30

Abstract:

Yunshan is located in the place of Hunan where Wugang City,Chengbu County and Xinning County meet.Its main body is in the southwest of Wugang,between 110°22'~111°03'E and 26°25'~27°00'N'.It is a famous treasure-house of plant resource with many new and special species.Yunshan National Forest Park is characterized by its old floraand abvious transition features,varied types of vegetation and integrated structure of community,rich plant resources and many valuable species,and stable ecosystem.The main functions of Yunshan are ecological,economic,scientific research,tourism,and social functions.Some suggestions and measures to manage the park are given as follows;1)to improve the administration system;2)to make an overall planning;3)to delimit a boundary of the Forest Park;4)to combine development and protection of resources;5)to raise the quality of management personnel.

Key words: Yunshan, Forest park, Hunan