Taroko National Park

Taiwan has six national parks.  The total area of these six is more than 239,407,000 hectares, approximately 8.43 percent of Taiwan's total area.

Taroko National Park is famous for its marble gorge, high mountains and wildlife.

This landscape originated over 230 million years ago, when coral reefs formed in the tropical shallows where Taiwan is now located.  Time transformed the coral into limestone, which the intense heat of geotectonic movements turned into marble.

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