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Breath-taking beauty of Kanas Lake

2010-07-02  Source:china.org  Author:

The Kanas Lake (Kanasi Hu), which means 'beautiful, rich and mysterious' in Mongolian, can be found 150km north of Bu'erjin Town in Xinjiang. Nestled in the deep forests and mountains of Altay, the lake is 1,374m above sea level and covers an area of 45sqkm (10 times bigger than Tianchi on Bogda Mountain) with the deepest point of 188m. [Photo by Han Jiajun]

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