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Ha Long Bay among top 15 most amazing rock formations

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( - Ha Long Bay in Quang Ninh province has been named as top 15 most amazing landscapes and rock formations across the world, according to BBC News.

 Ha Long Bay among top 15 most amazing rock formations


BBC News opened the article by saying that the stunning landscapes and rock formations, shaped and sculpted over millions of years, hold invaluable clues to Earth's past and future.


It described Ha Long Bay as a spectacular landscape dotted with limestone pillars, arches and caves.


“The rocks have been shaped by the repeated rise and fall of the sea over 500 million years. The bay also includes over 1600 islands and islets, most of them uninhabited”, BBC News said.


It added that, according to legends, dragons created the islands and rocks to keep invaders out of Vietnam.


Among top 12 amazing landscapes are Fairy Chimneys of Turkey, Eye of the Sahara, of Mauritania, The Great Blue Hole of Belize, Moeraki Boulders of New Zealand, Zhangye Danxia of China, Valley of the Moon of Argentina, Wave Rock of Australia, Chocolate Hills of  the Philippines, Giant's Causeway of Northern Ireland, Bryce Canyon National Park of Utah, Vermillion Cliffs National Monument of Arizona, Cave of the Crystals of Mexico, and San Andreas Fault of California.


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