Hundred Years old Eucalyptus Tree,Dinanchi (Dian Lake), Kunming,Yunan 9/2013

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100 Year old Eucalyptus Trees – Back in 1896 Australian Eucalyptus trees were introduced to Yunnan province by the late Qing Dynasty for their quick growing ability. From Wikipedia Coordinates: 24°48′02″N 102°40′17″E

Dian Lake ,pinyin: Diān Chí is a large endorheic lake located on the Yunnan-Guizhou Plateau close to Kunming, Yunnan, China. Its nickname is "Sparkling Pearl Embedded in a Highland," and it was the model for the Kunming Lake in the Summer Palace in Beijing.

It is a freshwater fault lake at 1,886.5 m (6,189 ft) above sea level. The lake covers 298 km2 (115 sq mi). It is 39 km (24 mi) long from north to south, and the average depth is 4.4 m (14 ft). It is the eighth largest lake in China and the largest in Yunnan Province.

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Comments (6)

steve mark on November 11, 2013

Well composed shot beautiful old trees like and fav regards from Australia Steve

F. Zaman on November 12, 2013


dziwnowik on November 19, 2013

♥ ♥ ✰✰✰ LIKE ✰✰✰ ♥ ♥

♥ ♥ ♥ Pozdrowienia z Dziwnowa , Peterek ♥ ♥ ♥

zapraszam do przeglądania jednej z najciekawszych grup w ♠ PANORAMIO

F. Zaman on November 20, 2013

Piotr Siemaszko,thank you

Lud Mila on August 28

Impressive view, L+F

Best wishes, LudMila

F. Zaman on September 2

Lud Mila,thanks

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Photo details

  • Uploaded on November 11, 2013
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    by F. Zaman
    • Camera: Panasonic DMC-TZ7
    • Taken on 2013/09/03 09:07:58
    • Exposure: 0.020s (1/50)
    • Focal Length: 17.00mm
    • F/Stop: f/4.300
    • ISO Speed: ISO400
    • Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
    • No flash