The view of Lake Qiong, 邛海, Qiong Hai, Sichuan, China. About 1500 m (5000 feet) above the sea, water furace about 31 sq. Km (12 sq. miles). Surrounded by 3000 m (10000 feet) high mountains. Xichang, the capital of Liangshan Yi Autonomous Prefecture is down by this lake.
27º 49' 58.61" N 102º 16' 36.88" E
Xichang, Liangshan Yi Autonomous Prefecture, Sichuan, China, Aug 2007
San-shi-sui-mei, 山紫水明, literally, Mountain-purple-water-bright (clear), popular Japanese word to praise the beauty of nature.