Danxia Landform at Nantaizi village, Gansu province of China
Out of this world: The incredibly coloured rocky landscape that looks as though it's been painted
These incredible landscapes look as if they have been painted in the sweeping pastel brush strokes of an impressionistic artwork.
But in fact these remarkable pictures show the actual scenery of Danxia Landform at Nantaizi village of Nijiaying town, in Linzhe county of Zhangye, Gansu province of China.
Formed of layers of reddish sandstone, the terrain has over time been eroded into a series of mountains surrounded by curvaceous cliffs and unusual rock formations