17 Oct 2012

Rice terraces, Guangxi Province

Rice terraces, Guangxi Province
Rice terraces, Guangxi Province, China Rice terraces are found in the mountainous parts of southern China. The Dragon's Backbone Terraces were built from the Yuan Dynasty to the beginning of the Qing Dynasty. So they have been around for hundreds of years - an early example of human management of the landscape. Photo: Xintian Pan / UNEP / Still Pictures
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