Table 1. Number, average land area, and management authority of surveyed sacred mountains of different hierarchical levels in Ganzi Prefecture, Sichuan Province, China


Level Number Average land area (±SD, km2) Management authority
Village 90 17.4 (±21.7) By village(s)
County 79 42.2 (±35.5) By associated monastery and village(s)
Kham and Tibetan 44 53.9 (±66.3) By associated monastery and village(s)