To safeguard their geological heritage, China has established a network of National Geoparks; important geological sites that provide essential information for understanding the Earth’s processes and evolution.
Kota Kinabalu, the largest town in Sabah, Borneo, is a rapidly developing urban centre and a tourist attraction in South East Asia. To the geologist, this part of Sabah is also renowned for its outcrops of turbidites. These Oligocene deepwater sediments are among the most sand-rich turbidite outcrops in the world.
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