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Hailuogou Glacier in sichuan
Sichuan Province

Hailuogou (Conch Gully) National Glacier Forest Park is located on the eastern side of Gonggar Mountain in Luding County of Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture of Garze, Sichuan Province. Glaciers in Hailuogou are typical modern marine glaciers, which are rarely found either in low-latitude places or at low altitude. Hailuogou is 3,200-4,800 meters above sea level. Its lowest point is only 2,850 meters above sea level. Its average temperature in summer is 25 ° C.

 The park boasts many geographic attractions, including ancient glaciers, grand glacier cascade, virgin forests, wild animals and hot springs, etc.

  The Grand Glacier Cascade, with a drop of 1,080 meters, is made up of numerous ice cubes. Looking like the milk way descending from heaven, it sends out brilliant rays in the sunshine.

Copyright: Yunzen Liu
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Taken: 28/10/2004
Uploaded: 20/03/2009
Updated: 01/03/2015
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