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Zhaoxian Destination Guide

Touring Zhaoxian in China

Zhaoxian in the region of Zhejiang Sheng is located in China - some 769 mi or ( 1238 km ) South of Beijing , the country's capital city .

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Time in Zhaoxian is now 09:32 AM (Sunday) . The local timezone is named " Asia/Shanghai " with a UTC offset of 8 hours. Depending on your budget, these more prominent places might be interesting for you: Taipei, Shangrao, Wucheng, Huangshan, and Shangsongfan. Being here already, consider visiting Taipei . Check out our recommendations for Zhaoxian ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Interesting facts about this location

Huangnitang

Huangnitang is a village in Zhejiang province, China. It is the location of the Global Boundary Stratotype Section and Point (GSSP), which marks the boundary between the Third and Darriwilian Stages of the Middle Ordovician. The GSSP was ratified by the International Union of Geological Sciences in 1997. It was China's first. The boundary is defined as the first appearance of the graptolite Undulograptus austrodentatus.

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Located at 28.83 118.64 (Lat./Long.); Less than 12 km away
Tags: Geology of China, Stratigraphy, Villages in China

Jiangshanian

The Jiangshanian is the middle stage of the Furongian series. It follows the Paibian stage and is succeeded by the still unnamed Stage 10 of the Cambrian. The base is defined as the first appearance of the trilobite Agnostotes orientalis which was is estimated to be ~494 million years ago. The Jiangshanian last until approximately ~489.5 million years ago. The Cambrian stage was named after Jiangshan, a town in the Zhejiang province of China.

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Located at 28.82 118.61 (Lat./Long.); Less than 14 km away
Tags: Cambrian, Stratigraphy

Changshan County

 Changshan County is a county under the jurisdiction of Quzhou city in Zhejiang Province of the People's Republic of China. The district's total area is 1099 square kilometers, and its population is 320,000 people. The district's postal code is 324200. The district government is located at 29 Shengli Road, in the town of Tianma.

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Located at 28.96 118.51 (Lat./Long.); Less than 15 km away
Tags: County-level divisions of Zhejiang, Quzhou

Kecheng District

Kecheng District is a district of Quzhou City, Zhejiang Province, China.

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Located at 28.97 118.83 (Lat./Long.); Less than 17 km away
Tags: County-level divisions of Zhejiang, Quzhou

Darriwilian

The Darriwilian is the upper stage of the Middle Ordovician. It is preceded by the Dapingian and succeeded by the Upper Ordovician Sandbian stage. The lower boundary of the Darriwilian is defined as the first appearance of the graptolite species Undulograptus austrodentatus around 467.3 ± 1.1 million years ago. It lasted for about 8.9 million years until the beginning of the Sandbian around 458.4 ± 0.9 million years ago.

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Located at 28.85 118.49 (Lat./Long.); Less than 19 km away
Tags: Ordovician