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October 8, 2013: Longji
Rice terraces in PRC
Credit & Copyright: Jim Wickless from Lincoln, NE
Longji: "Longji means 'dragon's backbone' in Chinese, these rice terraces being so named because the terraces resemble scales on the dragon's back formed by the mountain ridges. They were begun during the Yuan Dynasty by farmers using only wooden implements."

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2013-10-11 02:02:10
Betty from Canada about 6years ago said:
Imagine farming those hills! It makes me tired just thinking of it! :) Great shot!
Diana Leigh from Kent, WA USA about 6years ago said:
So incredible! Thanks Jim.
Laura from Brasil about 6years ago said:
Amazing place, Jim. Wonderful view! Have a great day : ) !
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