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Changtang Plateau, key area of inland lakes in China

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11:04, November 20, 2021

Photo taken on Sept. 22, 2021 shows a view of a lake and mountains on the Changtang Plateau, in southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region. Changtang Plateau, as a key area of inland lakes in China, has a total lake area of over 25,000 square kilometers. It is also known by people for the number and high altitude of lakes. According to statistical data, there are nearly 500 lakes with an area of over one square kilometers and more than 300 lakes with an area of over five square kilometers. Some famous lakes on the plateau include Nam Co Lake, Serling Tso Lake and Zhari Namco Lake, to name a few. (Xinhua/Jigme Dorje)

Photo taken on Sept. 24, 2021 shows Tibetan wild donkeys foraging by a lake on the Changtang Plateau, in southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region. Changtang Plateau, as a key area of inland lakes in China, has a total lake area of over 25,000 square kilometers. It is also known by people for the number and high altitude of lakes. According to statistical data, there are nearly 500 lakes with an area of over one square kilometers and more than 300 lakes with an area of over five square kilometers. Some famous lakes on the plateau include Nam Co Lake, Serling Tso Lake and Zhari Namco Lake, to name a few. (Xinhua/Jigme Dorje)

Photo taken on Sept. 23, 2021 shows a view of a lake on the Changtang Plateau, in southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region. Changtang Plateau, as a key area of inland lakes in China, has a total lake area of over 25,000 square kilometers. It is also known by people for the number and high altitude of lakes. According to statistical data, there are nearly 500 lakes with an area of over one square kilometers and more than 300 lakes with an area of over five square kilometers. Some famous lakes on the plateau include Nam Co Lake, Serling Tso Lake and Zhari Namco Lake, to name a few. (Xinhua/Purbu Zhaxi)

Aerial photo taken on Sept. 24, 2021 shows a lake on the Changtang Plateau, in southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region. Changtang Plateau, as a key area of inland lakes in China, has a total lake area of over 25,000 square kilometers. It is also known by people for the number and high altitude of lakes. According to statistical data, there are nearly 500 lakes with an area of over one square kilometers and more than 300 lakes with an area of over five square kilometers. Some famous lakes on the plateau include Nam Co Lake, Serling Tso Lake and Zhari Namco Lake, to name a few. (Xinhua/Sun Ruibo)

Aerial photo taken on Sept. 23, 2021 shows a lake on the Changtang Plateau, in southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region. Changtang Plateau, as a key area of inland lakes in China, has a total lake area of over 25,000 square kilometers. It is also known by people for the number and high altitude of lakes. According to statistical data, there are nearly 500 lakes with an area of over one square kilometers and more than 300 lakes with an area of over five square kilometers. Some famous lakes on the plateau include Nam Co Lake, Serling Tso Lake and Zhari Namco Lake, to name a few. (Xinhua/Jigme Dorje)

Aerial photo taken on Sept. 23, 2021 shows a lakeside view of Ombu Township of Nyima County, Nagqu City of southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region. Changtang Plateau, as a key area of inland lakes in China, has a total lake area of over 25,000 square kilometers. It is also known by people for the number and high altitude of lakes. According to statistical data, there are nearly 500 lakes with an area of over one square kilometers and more than 300 lakes with an area of over five square kilometers. Some famous lakes on the plateau include Nam Co Lake, Serling Tso Lake and Zhari Namco Lake, to name a few. (Xinhua/Purbu Zhaxi)

Aerial photo taken on Sept. 22, 2021 shows a lake on the Changtang Plateau, in southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region. Changtang Plateau, as a key area of inland lakes in China, has a total lake area of over 25,000 square kilometers. It is also known by people for the number and high altitude of lakes. According to statistical data, there are nearly 500 lakes with an area of over one square kilometers and more than 300 lakes with an area of over five square kilometers. Some famous lakes on the plateau include Nam Co Lake, Serling Tso Lake and Zhari Namco Lake, to name a few. (Xinhua/Purbu Zhaxi)

Photo taken on Sept. 23, 2021 shows Tibet antelope by a lake on the Changtang Plateau, in southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region. Changtang Plateau, as a key area of inland lakes in China, has a total lake area of over 25,000 square kilometers. It is also known by people for the number and high altitude of lakes. According to statistical data, there are nearly 500 lakes with an area of over one square kilometers and more than 300 lakes with an area of over five square kilometers. Some famous lakes on the plateau include Nam Co Lake, Serling Tso Lake and Zhari Namco Lake, to name a few. (Xinhua/Sun Ruibo)

Aerial photo taken on Sept. 23, 2021 shows a lakeside view of Ombu Township of Nyima County, Nagqu City of southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region. Changtang Plateau, as a key area of inland lakes in China, has a total lake area of over 25,000 square kilometers. It is also known by people for the number and high altitude of lakes. According to statistical data, there are nearly 500 lakes with an area of over one square kilometers and more than 300 lakes with an area of over five square kilometers. Some famous lakes on the plateau include Nam Co Lake, Serling Tso Lake and Zhari Namco Lake, to name a few. (Xinhua/Purbu Zhaxi)

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