Loess Tourism Resource Exploitation Strategy in the Chinese Loess Plateau: A Case Study of White Deer Plateau

Hongmei Dong, Jingbo Zhao, Yougui Song


As one of the important geologic tourism resources in the world, the Chinese loess landscape tourism has not been
developed deeply enough, which can not fulfill tourists’ tourism demands on different levels. Based on many successful
development experiences about sand tourism and ice snow tourism, according to the feature of loess environment,
geographic conditions and traffic advantage, combining the advantages, features and development actuality of the loess
landscape on the Chinese Loess Plateau, the idea of constructing the loess sculpture garden on the White Deer Plateau is
proposed in the article. The main problems existing in the tourism development of the White Deer Plateau are analyzed,
and the necessity and feasibility to construct the loess sculpture garden are demonstrated, and the main contents to
establish the loess sculpture garden in the White Deer Plateau are proposed. The loess sculpture garden can completely
show the special natural landscapes and the humanistic landscapes in the Loess Plateau, enhance the landscape value of
the loess landscapes, deeply dig the scientific and educational values, closely combining the landscape feature with the
popular science oriented feature, drive the development of the tourism of the White Deer Plateau and make it to become
the hot landscape and the popular science base of the tourism.

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5539/jgg.v1n2p41

Journal of Geography and Geology   ISSN 1916-9779 (Print)   ISSN 1916-9787 (Online)

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