Abstract: An important port city in western Hainan province, Dongfang hosts abundant geological tourism resources. This study collects multi-source data, including remote sensing, geological, geographical data and data from field survey performed on 11 geological tourism resource units in Dongfang according to the national standard "Classification, Investigation and Evaluation of Tourism Resources" (GB / T18972-2003). The results show there are six types of geo-tourism resources in Dongfang, including hills, rock caves, rock reefs, geothermal hot springs, recreation riverbanks and recreation lakesides. As an assemblage of the above-mentioned data, this dataset reveals the spatial distribution of geological tourism resources in Dongfang city, and provides scientific data support for the planning of geological parks there. It also provides references for promoting the development of geological tourism economy both locally and provincially.
Keywords: Dongfang; data set; geological tourism resources; field investigation