Natural hot spring Hailuo Gou on east side of Gongga Mountain, Sichuan, 1997

May 19, 2016

Natural hot spring at camp 2 in Hailuo Gou on the east side of Gongga Shan

Natural hot spring Hailuo Gou on east side of Gongga Mountain, Sichuan, 1997

Natural hot spring at camp 2 in Hailuo Gou on the east side of Gongga Shan

Water temperature 82°C. 35 mm.

Natural hot spring at camp 2 in Hailuo Gou on the east side of Gongga Shan

Photograph by David E. Boufford (1941-)
Hailuo Gorge, Gongga Mountain, Sichuan Sheng, China
August 14-22, 1997

A larger version of this image is available in Harvard University’s HOLLIS+ catalog.

David Boufford is a Senior Research Scientist at Harvard University Herbaria, a visiting scientist at the Arnold Arboretum, and a specialist on vascular plants of Asia. Since 1997, he has worked on determining the western and southern boundaries of the Hengduan Mountain hotspot while continuing to collect specimens of vascular plants, bryophytes, and fungi. Dr. Boufford has also done fieldwork in Bhutan, Japan, South Korea, Nepal, and Taiwan.

Learn more about plants and fungi of south-central China at The Biodiversity of the Hengduan Mountains project.

Copyright © 1997-2003 David E. Boufford

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