This is a unique geological phenomenon known as Danxia landform. These phenomena can be observed in several places in China. This example is located in Zhangye, Province of Gansu. The color is the result of an accumulation for millions of years of red sandstone and other rocks.
Fantasy Canyon, Uinta Basin, Uintah County, Utah - Photographer: Jim Davis
Hebrides: Islands On The Edge - in pictures
The basalt columns of the Isle of Staffa, said to have inspired Felix Mendelssohn's Hebrides Overture. Photograph: Otter Films/Maramedia
Chartreuse Arch in the French Alps - MemePix
The tall, sculptural-looking “hoodoos” of Bryce Canyon have made the site famous. The geological structures are orange, white and red and ma...