Ha Long Bay—Dramatic Karst Landscapes
Lecture no. 15 from the course: The World's Greatest Geological Wonders
Taught by Professor Michael E. Wysession | 30 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Science Course
The picturesque limestone islands in Vietnam’s Ha Long Bay are an example of mature karst topography. Discover how the bay’s cone-shaped towers are related to the sinkholes in Lecture 14. The key to understanding their puzzling geology is to focus not on the rock that’s there, but what’s missing.