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Table 2 Spatial carrying capacity calculated according to Eqs. (2) and (3)

From: Joint development of cultural heritage protection and tourism: the case of Mount Lushan cultural landscape heritage site

Tour routes Tourist path Length of tour line (m) Length of per capita (m/ person) Time required for completion of the tour (h) Time required to return along the same route (h) Tourist capacity (persons /d)
Shimen Stream—Longshou Cliff (石门涧-龙首崖) Complete channel 13,000 8 4 / 3250
Hanpokou-Taiyi Village (含鄱口-太乙村) Incomplete 1600 8 1.5 1 539
Wulao Mountain—Sandie Spring (五老峰-三叠泉) Incomplete 6500 8 3 2 945
Total / / / / / 4734