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the beautiful Yamdrok-tso lake,Tibet
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Yamdrok Tso is one of the three largest sacred lakes inTibet, located about 100 km to the south-west of the capital city of Tibet, Lhasa. In Tibetan language the word Yamdrok means upper pasture and Tso refers to lake, thus literally Yamdrok Tso means Upper Pasture Lake. The lake is surrounded by many snow-capped mountains and is fed by numerous small streams.This beautiful blue lake is situated at an altitude of 4,441 meters above sea level. On the old road between Gyantse and Lhasa, coiling Yamdrok-tso Lake can be seen from the summit of the Kamba-la pass (4700m above sea level). The lake lies several hundred meters below the road, and in clear weather is a fabulous shade of deep turquoise-blue.the pano was taken on the Kamba-la pass.

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