Recently, China's second comprehensive scientific expedition on the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau (Second Qinghai-Tibet Scientific Expedition) "Human Activity History and Its Influence" scientific expedition team completed the third largest lake in the Tibet Autonomous Region-located in Coqin County, Ngari Prefecture, at an altitude of 4613 meters Hydrological and ecological investigations in Zharinam Co.

  Zharinam Co is the third largest lake in Tibet. It is an east-west tectonic faulted lake. The lake has an elevation of 4,613 meters and a maximum water depth of 71.55 meters. It is about 12 kilometers away from the city of Coqin. It is about 54 kilometers long from east to west and about 54 kilometers wide from north to south. The 20-kilometer high-altitude lake with an area of ​​about 1,023 square kilometers has beautiful summer scenery and its own characteristics for the appreciation of distances and heights. The scientific expedition team takes a red inflatable speedboat to investigate the lake, which is particularly eye-catching.

(Reporter Sun Zifa produced Guo Shihao)

Editor in charge: [Ji Xiang]

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