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Sunset of Namtso Lake

2015-05-25 Lily Li
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Photo taken on May 22 shows the Namsto Lake at sunset in southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region. Namtso Lake is one of the three holy lakes in Tibet and should not be missed by any traveler to Tibet. In Tibetan, Namtso means "Heavenly Lake." As the second largest salt lake in China, Namtso covers 1,920 square kilometers and is the second-highest salt lake in the world at an elevation of 4,718 meters above sea level.[Photo/China Tibet Online]

Photo taken on May 22 shows the prayer flags at sunset near the Namsto Lake in southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region. Namtso Lake is one of the three holy lakes in Tibet and should not be missed by any traveler to Tibet. In Tibetan, Namtso means "Heavenly Lake." As the second largest salt lake in China, Namtso covers 1,920 square kilometers and is the second-highest salt lake in the world at an elevation of 4,718 meters above sea level.[Photo/China Tibet Online]