A rare natural stone with detailing that looks like a map of
China on it was recently found in Jiaozuo City, central China's Henan Province.
A vivid "China map" can be clearly seen on
the surface of this rare stone, in Jiaozuo City on Friday, October
Local newspaper the Orient Today reported that the
football-sized black stone has on its surface a vivid
yellow-coloured China geographical map. Places like Taiwan Island,
Hainan Island, north-east provinces and Bohai Bay can all be
clearly seen on the surface.
Zhang Jian, the owner of the stone, who got it at a public
market, highly appreciates the natural beauty of the rare
(CRI.cn October 8, 2007)