Highest inland lake in the world
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Pilgrims walk around the sacred Namco Lake, north of Lhasa, capital of southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region, June 10, 2006. Namco, once dubbed as the highest inland lake in the world, occupies an area of 1,940 square kilometers at an altitude of 4,718 meters. The sacred lake attracts lots of pilgrims and visotors each year. It is beside the Qinghai-Tibet railway which will start trial operation on July 1.

Pilgrims walk around the sacred Namco Lake, north of Lhasa, capital of southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region, June 10, 2006. Namco, once dubbed as the highest inland lake in the world, occupies an area of 1,940 square kilometers at an altitude of 4,718 meters. The sacred lake attracts lots of pilgrims and visotors each year. It is beside the Qinghai-Tibet railway which will start trial operation on July 1.(Xinhua Photo)
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