Geographic location:Chifeng City, Keshiketeng Banner
Famous scenery:Plug in the golden triangle
The Keshiketeng Stone Array (formerly Askhatu Stone Forest) is located in the Keshiketeng Banner of Chifeng City. Ashat is a Mongolian language, translated into “severe rock”. It is in the transition zone from the Daxinganling to the western grassland. The hills on the grassland show typical hilly landforms, and the surrounding areas are steep, while the tops are gently undulating, and the ice stone forests are particularly prominent in this flat hilly area. According to expert analysis, the Ashtatu stone forest is mainly formed by the erosion of the ice-covered glaciers, the erosion and the erosion of a large number of glacial meltwater formed when the glaciers melt, so it is called “glacier stone forest”. There are four major scenic spots, and the first, second, third and fourth scenic spots are normally open to the public.
On October 17, 2018, the Ministry of Culture and Tourism announced the requirements for the national 5A-level tourist scenic spots in the country, and it was proposed to be publicized for the national 5A-level tourist attractions. Among them, the Ashatu Stone Forest was listed.
Keshi Ke Teng Banner, Chifeng City, Inner Mongolia is located in the eastern part of the Inner Mongolia Plateau, on the southern edge of the Daxinganling Mountains, at the eastern end of the Hunshandake Sandy Land. It is the junction of the three major geomorphic areas and is known as the “Golden Triangle”. In the range of more than 20,000 square kilometers, a variety of natural landscapes such as grasslands, lakes, forests, sands, and stone forests have been collected, and it is called the “treasure box” of Inner Mongolia scenery.
Due to the long-term sculptural carving of the Quaternary glaciers, the mysterious and unique natural features of the Ashatu Ice Stone Forest have been created. It has the steepness of Huashan Mountain, the beauty of Huangshan Mountain, and the majestic beauty of Mount Tai. Here the mountains are connected to the mountains, the peaks are connected with peaks, the mountains and mountains have their own characteristics, the mountains and mountains are different, and the peaks and peaks are different. The Ashtatu Ice Stone Forest is a beautiful “ice stone forest” with beautiful scenery and charming scenery. There are many types of Asturian stone forests in different shapes and shapes. Some are like “stone pillars”, “stone clusters”, “stalactites”, some are like “stone towers”, “stone walls”, and others are like “showing women looking at the moon” and “the leaning tower of Pisa”.
The shape of the Askhatu Stone Forest is very varied, with few similar shapes, and it is thick and thick, and stands out in the wilderness. It is very eye-catching. The local people have seen it for a long time, and they have seen the famous church. So Shilin has the names of Genghis Khan, Ma Zhu, Shenjian Stone, Nantianmen, Goddess Stone, and Sister Stone.
Astana’s high mountains, flowing water, strange stones and pure wood show make visitors and photographers linger. A stone scene, viewed from different directions, will produce different visual effects. Under different light, different associations and imaginations will occur. At this time, you will be filled with the greatness and magic of nature.
Near the Ashtutu Stone Forest is the Baiyinbao Nature Reserve. There are hills, forests and grasslands, and the scenery is beautiful.