Valley Settlement Characteristics Analysis in Northwest of China - Exampled by Qingcheng Town
Known as “the Millennium Town beside the Yellow River” Qingcheng Town in Yuzhong County has many rich cultural heritages and profound cultural foundation. Its terrain belongs to the typical Yellow River Valley. It was an important traffic wharf of the ancient Silk Road, and a terminal frontier military center from Tang Dynasty to Ming Dynasty. By researching and analyzing the Qingcheng town, the thesis summarizes its characteristics of the spatial layout and ecological culture.
X. W. Meng et al., "Valley Settlement Characteristics Analysis in Northwest of China - Exampled by Qingcheng Town", Advanced Materials Research, Vols. 261-263, pp. 1172-1177, 2011