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  Ha Long Bay

 

Vietnam

Ha Long Bay in northern Vietnam, near the Gulf of Tonkin.

 

The bay is dotted with almost 2,000 islands, as well as islets (fig.), most of them karst formations.

 

  Ha Long Bay

 

  Ha Long Bay

 

The impressive area is listed as a UNESCO World Natural Heritage Site.

See also PANORAMA PICTURE, TRAVEL PICTURES (1), (2), (3), (4), (5), (6), (7), (8) and (9), as well as THAILAND'S NEIGHBOURS & BEYOND.

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