Development and Sustainable Utlization of Huangshan Mountain

  • Tourism Department of Huangshan College, Huangshan Anhui 245021

Received date: 2001-03-11

  Revised date: 2001-06-11

  Online published: 2002-05-20


Huangshan Mountain is well known as the tourism hot area all over the world, whose most merit is the mixture of many splendid natural & humanism sceneries. It is famous for its four orders: strange pine trees, unique rocks, hot springs & cloud seas. It is also a place rich in biological species, which has over 700 species of plants & 170 animals. Huangshan Mountain is human's common heritage created by nature & forefathers. In 1990, it was placed on the list of World Cultural & Natural Heritage by UNESCO. Huangshan Mountain is treasure of human. With the increasing of its reputation, many foreign & domestic tourist come to sightsee it. In 2000, there are more than 1,200,000 tourists and it make the highest record in the history. However, some worrying problems and worries that lie deep down have appeared during the process of development. On how to use the tourism resource of Huangshan Mountain, the author put forward his own idea, that is, not only using it to develop the region economy but also paying attention to its ecological resources to keep ecological balance. In order to protect the environment, the article has pointed out that the construction of hotel, road, railway ,water electricity, polluted water and how to deal with the rubbish should be planned well. Second, on how to measure scientifically the burdening ability and the capacity of the tourism district, the article has also included his own viewpoint. From the angle of the ecological balance, the protecting of environment, the tourist capacity of the scenes during high peak, how to properly, scientifically develop the mountain and how to persistently use it, the author put forward his own ideas.

Cite this article

HU Shan-feng . Development and Sustainable Utlization of Huangshan Mountain[J]. SCIENTIA GEOGRAPHICA SINICA, 2002 , 22(3) : 371 -374 . DOI: 10.13249/j.cnki.sgs.2002.03.371


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