Geological value 01
The professional education center of the entire geological era!
The mudeungsan area contains rocks and geological structures formed during each geological period from the Precambrian to the Cenozoic. Visit the 20 geosites recommended by the Mudeungsan National Geopark and enjoy the beautiful scenery along with the study of the geological era.
Why don't you visit the 20 geological landmarks recommended by the Mudeungsan National Geolpark, and study with the beautiful scenery and even the geology era?Geosites
Geological value 02
The type locality of the Mesozoic volcanic activity in the southwest part of the Korea peninsula!
The volcanic activity on the peninsula of the Mesozoic era has been sporadic and wild, especially in the Mudeungsan area, where volcanic activity around the southwestern peninsula can be seen. There were at least three volcanic eruptions in the Mt. Mudeung area including Gwangju, Damyang and Hwasun.
Eruption (8,700 Ma)
Formation of Baekma (White Horse) Ridge (F)
Eruption (8,700 ~ 8,500 Ma)
Formation of Sinseondae colonnade (E)
Eruption (8,500 Ma ~)
Formation of Mudeungsan Summit, Seoseokdae, Ipseokdae colonnade (A, B, C)
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The largest colonnade in the world!
The colonnade in Mt. Mudeung distributed to at least 11㎢.
In Gwangseokdae colonnade, the diameter of the columnar joint is up to 7m.
Mudeungsan Summit Colonnade (3 Peaks)
Deoksan Talus Slope(Neodeol)
Jigong Talus Slope(Neodeol)
Baekma(White Horse) Ridge
The characteristics of Columnar joints in the Mudeungsan area
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Highest-density distribution of the block stream in South Korea
MG06 Deoksan block stream
MG07 Jigong block stream
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Identified the diversity of dinosaurs and the theory of dinosaur acceleration in the Korean peninsula.
MG18 Seoyu-ri Dinosaur Fossil Site
World-class geological attractions blended culture and nature