ON THE WILD SIDE
Imagine a huge limestone karst massif with vertical cliffs towering up into the clouds and Doi Chiang Dao in the northern province of Chiang Mai comes to mind. This enormous horseshoe-shaped mountain was formed over 200 million years ago during the mid to late Permian era.
Sunset from Doi Luang Chiang Dao at 2,225m.
It was a time of widespread mountain building and volcanic activity. Thailand was part of Gondwanaland which was still attached to Pangaea, the supercontinent.
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