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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.


**Thank you, friends of Flickr, for your kind comments and encouragement **

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Taken on August 12, 2008