Anjihai Grand Canyon, the abstract painting drawn by Mother Nature

At the northern slope of Tianshan Mountains in northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, the spectacular Anjihai Grand Canyon and the winding Anjihai River form a colorful geographical splendor.

The reddish steep cliffs resemble thousands of sharp swords pointing to the sky. Only bushes survive on the waste precipice, adding a dash of green color to the ravine. The blue or pale yellow river running through the valley is the vein of this land, creating an undulating landform.

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Anjihai Grand Canyon: The little-known colorful valleys in NW China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region

(All photos via VCG)

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