The pristine limestone islands of Vietnam

About the site…

This World Heritage Site is located in Quang Ninh Province, Vietnam. Spread over 43,000 hectares, Ha Long Bay consists of some 1600 islands which are mostly uninhabited. Most of these are formed out of limestone and surrounded by thick vegetation. The entire region is a model of a mature karst landscape. Karst is a topography formed from the dissolution of soluble rocks such as limestone and gypsum.

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