Famous lakes in Tibet

There are so many famous lakes in Tibet. As we all know, the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau is the result of tectonic movement. The plateau rose from process of strong squeeze and collision with other tectonic movements. This will inevitably form many fault zones, which creates the basic conditions for the formation of lakes, coupled with the erosion of glaciers, resulting in the plateau appeared a lot of depressions, creating a lake basin easy to store water.

When snowy mountains and glaciers melt together, large and small star-studded lakes are formed. And some natural lakes in Tibet, beautiful skyline, absolutely famous!

Namtso Lake – World Highest Salt Lake

Namtso is 4718 meters above sea level and is the highest lake in the world, covering an area of ​​2.400...
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Three Holy Lakes

Holy lakes Tibet is a natural heaven on earth because of the presence of innumerable lakes and vales all around...
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Mapam Yutso lake

As one of the sacred lakes in Tibet and one of the highest fresh water lakes in the world, Manasarovar...
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Yamdrok Yumtso lake

Yamdrok Yumtso is an outflowing lake which is connected with the Yarlung Tsangpo River. About 1 million years ago, huge...
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Lhamo Latso Lake

Lhamo Latso means “auspicious heavenly mother lake” or “numinous mother lake” in Tibetan and another name for it is Qiongguoje...
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Ranwu lake

The Ranwu Lake is a perfect blending of the Swiss Alps snow peaks and glaciers and the streams in Jiuzaigou...
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Tangra Yumtso Lake

Location Start towards southwest from Nyima country, after 8 kilometers turn left at the crossroad. Go straight in the south...
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Serling Tso Lake

Location Serling tso Lake is a salt-water lake, lies in Amdo County in Nagqu, Tibet, with a total area 1,640...
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Qinghai lake

The Qinghai Lake (青海湖) or Lake Kokonor is one of the most celebrated natural attractions in Xining. It is a very large...
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Banggong tso Lake

Banggong Tso Lake, which means “the long, narrow enchanting lake” in the Tibetan language, is located on the way from...
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