* Ha Long Bay *

~ Visit the most amazing place in the world ~

Intorduction

Ha Long Bay also known as Vinh Ha Long means 'Bay of the descending dragon'. This bay is situated in Vietnam, 1060 56' to 1070 37' east longitude and 200 43' to 210 09' north latitude. Quang Ninh Province. There are approximately 1,969 small islands in the bay, all comprised of different size and form. It is also apart of the UNESCO world heritage site. It is a very popular tourist destination because of its beautiful waters and limestone pillars, it is a great place to relax and enjoy the great Vietnam weather.

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Historical Features

Located in this beautiful bay are archeological sites such as Me Cung and Thein Long. At least three times in the past this bay has prevents the Chinese navy from invading northern Vietnam. Vietnam was also mined in the past and there is still mines that are not yet exploded which are a threat to local fisherman.

QUESTIONS:

1. How were the pillars formed back then?

2. Why are the pillars made out of limestone?

3. How can we prevent the pillars from eroding for the future?

4. What if the pillars weren't made out of limestone?

5. What if there was no recorded history of Ha Long considering it is so small?

6. What if people never really thought Ha Long as a tourist attraction and never went?


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Enviornmental Features

Ha Long Bay is comprised of around 1,600 islands and islets, forming a spectacular seascape of limestone pillars. It has an area of around 1,553km2. The liestone bay has gone through 500 million years of formation in different conditions and climates. Ha Long is also home to 60 endemic floral species. The bay has mainly two climates: hot and moist summer and dry and cold winter, the average temperature is from 15c - 25c.

QUESTIONS:

1. How were the pillars formed?

2. Why are there so many different islands?

3. How were the islands separated?

4. What if the pillars were very short and eroded quickly?

5. What if there was no more bay in the future from erosion?

6. What if there is a natural disaster in Ha Long Bay?

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Economical Features

This beautiful place in Vietnam is an amazing place to go fishing! There are many, many people who love going fishing in ha Long, it is very common and with the crystal blue waters who would want anything better?

QUESTIONS:

1. How would the people that live their cope without any seafood?

2. Why is the water so clear?

3. How can people make it a better tourist attraction?

4. What if there wasnt any fish?

5. What if the pillars fell and left the bay ruined?

6. What if there were no caves to visit?

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Dau Go Cave - Tourist Attraction

Dau Go Cave (wooden stakes cave) was found on the same name island about 6 kilometers away from Ha long. This is the biggest and also the most beautiful cave in the whole bay. The cave was created around two million years ago and is 27 meters above sea level. Inside the cave is a huge space with the size of 5,000 square meters. It is a beautiful place to visit throughout your journey at Ha Long. Some reviews about this cave are: "Totally a fantastic site!" , "A place that should be seen." IMAGE: https://www.google.com.au/search?q=hang+dau+go&um=1&ie=UTF-8&hl=en&tbm=isch&source=og&sa=N&tab=wi&ei=j6cBUrm_DebFigKYvIHoDg&biw=1024&bih=499&sei=kqcBUvW1FIbekgX-hIH4BQ#facrc=_&imgdii=7rmw16-Lr0BfpM%3A%3BnGtpLuXmcKhhCM%3B7rmw16-Lr0BfpM%3A&imgrc=7rmw16-Lr0BfpM%3A%3BZ4L1DoGyiSmbFM%3Bhttp%253A%252F%252Ffiles.myopera.com%252Fhoanganh57980%252Falbums%252F4039012%252FHang%252520dau%252520go%252520Ha_long1.jpg%3Bhttp%253A%252F%252Fmy.opera.com%252Fhoanganh57980%252Falbums%252Fshowpic.dml%253Falbum%253D4039012%2526picture%253D60107272%3B2048%3B1536


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Conclusion

I have found many things that are interesting while researching Ha Long Bay. Some things that i found out was that it has many beautiful caves that can be explored as a tourist attraction, pillars which consist of limestone and has taken over 500 million years for the island to form.


Bibliography

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