China Politics | CPC News| Foreign Affairs | World | Opinion| Business | China Military | Society | Life & Culture | Travel | Sports | Science | Education | Photo | Tibet Online | Special Coverage

English >> Travel

Snow-capped mountains rim Sayram Lake in Xinjiang  13:22, May 07, 2013  

Photo taken in early May shows snow-capped mountains beside Sayram Lake in Bortala Mongol Autonomous Prefecture, Northwest China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region. Sayram Lake is the largest and highest alpine lake in Xinjiang, about 20km long from east to west, 30km wide from north to south and 90.5 meters deep at the greatest depth. It occupies an area of 457 square kilometers, with the holding capacity of 21 billion cubic meters. (CNS/Wang Tiesuo)

Hot News We Recommend
* 'Qing Dynasty Queen' hosts sacrificial rites * Cinema guide for May Day Holiday 2013
* World Cultural Heritage: My Son Sanctuary in Vietnam * Brightly-colored fungi
* Uncovering Liuli in This Mortal World * Huishan Ancient Town, an Outdoor Museum
* Fascinating destinations for romanticer * Sanhe ancient town in E China
* Ancient coming-of-age ceremony revived in Xi’an * Prepare for 2013 pole dancing championships

【1】 【2】 【3】 【4】 【5】

(Editor:DuMingming、Ye Xin)


Related Reading

Leave your comment


Selection for you