TROPICAL GEOGRAPHY ›› 1995, Vol. 15 ›› Issue (3): 258-262.

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A NEW OF PEAK-FOREST LANDFORM-WULINGYUAN QUARTZ SANDSTONE PEAK-FOREST

Zhou Zhongmin   

  1. Department of Geography, Changsha Electric Power University 410077
  • Received:1994-11-01 Online:1995-07-30 Published:1995-07-30

Abstract:

Wulingyuan quartz sandstone peak-forest,located at 29°18'-29°25' N and 110°27' 110°39' E,in the middle part of the Wuling Mountains in West Hunan,is of a new try of peak-forest landform.The rock of the peak-forest is quartz sandstone of middle Devonian.It is the product of the platform activity in the most stable period and is characterized by simple material composition,well grading grain size,good roundness and compact texture.The spectacular peak-forest is formed under the joint actions of gravity,erosion,weathering and Quaternary neotectonic movement,especially the non-crossing X erosion and transportation of dabris flow.

Key words: Wulingyuan, Quartz Sandstone, Peak-forest, Hunan Province