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Yamdrok Lake

Yamdrok Lake is a freshwater lake in Tibet, it is one of the three largest sacred lakes in Tibet. It is over 72 km long. The lake is surrounded by many snow-capped mountains and is fed by numerous small streams. The lake has an outlet stream at its far western end and means turquoise in English due to its color.

Yamdrok Lake
Yamdrok Lake
Yamdrok Lake

Around 90 km to the west of the lake lies the Tibetan town of Gyantse and Lhasa is a hundred km to the northeast. According to local mythology, Yamdok Yumtso lake is the transformation of a goddess.

Yamdrok Lake
Yamdrok Lake
Yamdrok Lake
Yamdrok Lake
Yamdrok Lake
Yamdrok Lake
Yamdrok Lake
Yamdrok Lake
Yamdrok Lake
Yamdrok Lake
Yamdrok Lake
Yamdrok Lake

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