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Geological Heritage's Functions and Their Relationship from the View of the World Heritage

ZHANG Chengyu   

  1. World Heritage Research Center of College of Environmental Sciences, School of Archaeology and Museology, Peking University, Beijing, 100871
  • Received:2004-12-15 Online:2006-03-20 Published:2006-03-20



  1. 北京大学环境学院世界遗产研究中心,北京大学考古文博学院,北京,100871

Abstract: From the viewpoint of world heritage, the geological heritage's functions of science research, science-popularization, education, sightseeing, aesthetics and enlightening are discussed on the basis of the geological heritage's scientific and aesthetic values. With the advancement of modern tourism, the geological reasons why natural beauty and landscapes came into being become one of important contents of science-popularization and education. The usual sightseeing activities slowly change to the science-popularization and education tourism. These functions of the geological heritage eventually promote the development of geological research and bring people to a higher geological knowledge level.

Key words: geological heritage, world heritage, science research, science-popularization, sightseeing, enlightening

摘要: 从世界遗产角度出发,论述了以地质遗产的科学价值、美学价值为基础,地质遗产所具有的科研、科普教育、观光游览、审美、启智等功能。随着现代旅游活动的深入开展,地质遗产、世界遗产的形态美和自然山水的科学成因,成为科普教育的重要内容之一,通常意义上的观光游览逐渐向着科普旅游、教育的方向转变。地质遗产的不同功能以促进地质学研究的发展,普及大众的地质学知识为归结。

关键词: 地质遗产, 世界遗产, 科研, 科普, 游览, 启智

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