Longji Rice Terraces

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Longji Rice Terraces by Gloria King

Image details - Longji Rice Terraces

Photographer: Gloria King (see profile)
Competition: Competition 12
Category: The Bountiful Earth
Location: Longsheng, Guangxi Province, China


Rice has been cultivated in China for thousands of years. The beautiful stepped terraces create fascinating relief patterns across the slopes of many hills and mountains in agricultural areas. This particular set of terraces is also known as Dragon's Backbone.


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