Sea And Island

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Xuan Dai Bay Xuan Dai is a small bay. It is located at the base of Gang slope in Xuan Tho and Xuan Thinh communes and Song Cau town of Phu Yen province. The area of water surface of Xuan Dai Bay is nearly 130 km2. Xuan Dai Bay is shaped like a unicorn head. The Co Ngua mountain range ... Read More »

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Now Quang Ninh province promotes UNESCO to recognize Ha Long Bay as a world heritage for the third time, based on the available values of archaeology and biodiversity. New Open World recently recognized Ha Long Bay as one of the New Seven Wonders of Nature. Vung Moi Bay Vung Moi Bay is located to the east of Phu My district, ... Read More »

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Cai Beo Culture (7000-5000 BC) should be mentioned because it is a transitional culture between the preceding Soi Nhu Culture and the following Ha Long Culture. The main archaeological sites of Cai Beo Culture are located on the islands of Cat Ba (of Hai Phong) and Giap Khau and Ha Gian (of Ha Long Bay). Cai Beo Culture shows the ... Read More »

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According to statistics, the ecosystem of tropical evergreen humid closed rain forests in Ha Long Bay and Bai Tu Long Bay has 477 magnolia species, 12 fern species and 20 mangrove species. There are four amphibian species, 10 reptile species, 40 bird species and 14 animal species. There is a type of petty monkey (with a small body) that is ... Read More »

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Sung Sot Cave was discovered quite early (in the late 19th century). Not until 1946 was its name announced in the mass media after people made a number of expeditions to it. In 1999, the Ha Long Bay Management Board invested in upgrading Sifng Sot Cave. Roads were built and electric lamps were installed so that visitors could see and ... Read More »

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According to archaeologists and researchers of culture, humans lived in Ha Long Bay right from early prehistoric times. They established sequential ancient local cultures, for example the Soi Nhu Culture (around 18000-7000 BC), Cai Beo Culture (7000-5000 BC) and Ha Long Culture (3500- 5000 years ago). Some sites of Ha Long such as Bai Tho Mountain (Poetry Mountain), Dau Go ... Read More »

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There are two seasons in the year: hot and humid summer with temperatures around 27 – 29oC; and cold and dry winter with temperatures 16-18oC. The average annual temperature ranges between 15 and 25°C. The rainfall of Ha Long Bay ranges from 2,000 millimeters to 2,200 millimeters. The usual high tide in Ha Long Bay is about 3.5 – 4 ... Read More »

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These ecological characteristics are strong points for the potential of Bai Tu Long Bay in promoting ecological tourism for the sake of nature conservation and enhancement of the people’s living standards in the core and buffer zones. During its operation, Bai Td Long National Park has successfully deployed lots of conservation measures and has perfected the management, protection, scientific research ... Read More »

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In 1288 in Bai Tu Long Bay General Tran Khanh Du, three brothers of the Pham family clan and the natives of Quan Lan commune accomplished a heroic exploit by defeating a group of food supply boats of Truong Van Ho, a Yuan-Mongol general. In Bai Tu Long Bay is also located the famous temple of the hero Tran Quoc ... Read More »

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The principal soil on the islands is yellowish feralite soil. From the altitude of over 100 meters the soil is covered by forests; humidity is high; the upper soil layer is about 50 centimeters and is rich in humus nutrients. On the Tra Ngo Nho, Sau Nam and Ba Mun Islands and on part of the mountains of the Tra ... Read More »

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