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[10 Aug 2010 | Comments Off on Top 10 Islands in China w. Google Earth links (II) | 1,620 views]
Top 10 Islands in China w. Google Earth links (II)

In the ancient times, Miaodao Islands are known as “Three (Penglai, Wanzhang, Yingzhou) Fairy Mountains on the Sea”. According to “Records of the Grand Historians”, great emperors such as Qin Shi Huang and Emperor Wu of Han had endure the long journey to come here and worship towards the fairy mountains and beg for longevity. And its famous sea mirage attracts lots of tourists.

Scenic Splendor of China »

[25 Jul 2010 | Comments Off on Top 10 Islands in China w. Google Earth links (I) | 5,405 views]
Top 10 Islands in China w. Google Earth links (I)

China has 6536 islands that are over 500 square meters in area, contributing to a total land territory of over 72,800 square kilometers and a total island coastline of 14,217.8 km. 450 of these islands are inhabited. Most China’s islands are small islands, uninhabited, and lack of fresh water.

Today I am going to show you the Top 10 Most Beautiful Islands in China. You can view all first half of Top 10 Islands in China in Google Earth here.