Stone Flower Cave(Shihua Cave)–has Five Records of Chinese Karst Cave Landscape So Far-Beijing

Shihua Cave

Photo 1: Stone Flower Cave(Shihua Cave), Beijing

Reed Flute Cave, Gui lin

Photo 2: Reed Flute Cave, Guilin

Yaolin Cave, Zhe jiang

Photo 3: Yaolin Cave, Zhejiang

Yuhua Cave, Fu jian

Photo 4: Yuhua Cave, Fujian

        Stone Flower Cave,one of the four famous caves in China, the other three are: Guilin Reed Flute Cave, Zhejiang Yaolin Cave, Fujian Yuhua Cave.

Stone Flower Cave(Shi hua Cave)

Photo 5: Stone Flower Cave(Shihua Cave), One of the Four Famous Caves in China

        With a total of 18 scenic areas and more than 120 landscapes, Stone Flower Cave is divided into 16 halls, and 10 wonders.

stone flag in Stone Flower Cave

Photo 6: Stone Flag in Stone Flower Cave(Shihua Cave)

        The body of Stone Flower Cave is of multi-layer and multi-branch structure, divided into 7 layers from top to bottom, 1-6 layers are cave landscapes, the 7 layer is underground river. 

stone shield in Stone Flower Cave

Photo 7: Stone Shield in Stone Flower Cave(Shihua Cave)

        The distribution of Stone Flower Cave’s layer is obvious, the cave sediments are densely distributed, the types are rich and the quantity is large. There are five types of sediments: dripping water, seeping water, running water, stagnant water and splashing water, and more than 40 kinds of sedimentary forms.

moonmilk stones of Stone Flower Cave

Photo 8 : Moonmilk Stones of Stone Flower Cave(Shihua Cave)

stone mantle in Stone Flower Cave

Photo 9: Stone Mantle in Stone Flower Cave(Shihua Cave)

Stone Flower in Stone Flower Cave

Photo 10: Stone Flower in Stone Flower Cave(Shihua Cave)

        A large number of moonmilk stones were discovered in the cave for the first time in China, stone flag, stone shield and stone mantle in Stone Flower Cave are typical representatives of China’s cave sediments.

 

 

 

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