Peacock Lake 2
Taken by Irene, my daughter. Photo donated to Images of Joy. Posted by Linda
** Natural colors, camera settings**
" Explore '' #201 on the week from 18.9.08.
Thank you CVDias for your information.
The Peacock Lake was a fan-shaped lake with multiple colors of blue, green, yellow, brown and white. With these multiple colors, thus the name it belongs.
It is one of the cascading lakes in ' Nine-Clan Villages' or Jiuzhaigou.
The calcium salts bind sediments and 'purify' the lake so making the water crystal clear and bluish green in color.
The 'Nine-Clan Villages' was inhabited by various Tibetan and Qiang peoples for centuries
Now, the Jiuzhaigou Valley ( 九寨溝) is a nature reserve in the north of Sichuan, a province in south western China. It is known for its many multi-level waterfalls and colorful lakes, and was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1992.
It belongs to the category V (Protected Landscape)in the IUCN system of protected area categorization.
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