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09:35 UK time, Wednesday, 27 January 2010

"Avatar Hallelujah Mountain" - New name for Chinese mountain said to have inspired the hit film's floating islands.

chinese_mountains226getty.jpgA Chinese Government website claims a Hollywood photographer spent time shooting the striking rocky columns in the Zhangjiajie National Forest Park (pictured right) in 2008 in preparation for the film.

It's clear where the "Avatar" part of the name came from; but why "Hallelujah" - unless it's an allusion to the peak's previous name, which translates as Southern Sky Column or South Pillar of Heaven.
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