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Jiuquan Spring Lake Park - sculptures (Desert Spirit)
Gansu Province

The Jiuquan park calls the spring lake park, located at Jiuquan east 2 kilometers place, because in the garden has Jiuquan to acquire fame, had more than 2000 years history, presently is a collection historic garden, the natural lake, the cultural amusement and rest, the interest entertainment in a body's comprehensive park. Jiuquan, because in the fable spring has the gold, therefore also names " the kumchon ". The history and biography Martial emperor of Han dynasty Yuan hunts for two years (A.D. 121 years), west general Huo Qubing drafts the Hsiungnu, wins total victories in this, Emperor Wu bestows the imperial liquor to enjoy, Huo Qubing by the merit in the entire armed forces, the person multi-liquor are few, then leans the liquor in the spring, hobnobs with the officers and men, therefore has " Jiuquan " the name. Now the spring still, the botanical garden type construction, the decorative archway after repairs the deer velvet, preserves complete. In the garden has the Qing Dynasty " the Western Han Dynasty Jiuquan to win the mark " and " Chinese Jiuquan ancient county " the stele, and Zuo Zongtang writes personally " the earth pure cream " the inscribed horizontal tablet, becomes tour of the tourist Jiuquan to tour the place.

Copyright: Jacky Cheng
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 7702x3851
Taken: 09/10/2007
Uploaded: 08/09/2010
Updated: 18/06/2014
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Old is Yongzhou Gansu provincial capital Lanzhou. Located in the upper Yellow River, located in the geographical center of China, between latitude 32 ° 31 '~ 42 ° 57', longitude 92 ° 13 '~ 108 ° 46' between. It is the east, Shaanxi, Qinghai, Sichuan controlled South, West Hill Xinjiang, brief Inner Mongolia, Ningxia, is the ancient Silk Road of the key sections of land and gold, and with the Mongolian border, it was like a magnificent gem, set in central China the Loess Plateau, Qinghai and Inner Mongolia plateau, something more than 1,600 kilometers meandering, aspect 453,700 square kilometers, accounting for 4.72% of the total area. Population 26 million (968 million in 1949), Han, Hui, Tibetan, Dongxiang, Yugu, Baoan, Mongolian, Kazak, Tu, Salar, Manchu and other ethnic groups. Among them, the Dongxiang, Yugur, Bonan is a minority of Gansu.