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Lake Gouri Kund (Lake of Compassion)


Tibet, China
     

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CAMERA:
LENS: @ 17mm (25mm in 35mm film SLR)
SHUTTER SPEED: 1/80s | APERTURE: f/13
METERING: Matrix | SHOOTING MODE: Aperture Priority
ISO: 100 | FLASH: Not used | SUPPORT: Handheld
FILTER: Singh-Ray Warm Polarizer LB

SHOOTING DATE: 2006-10-01 (Sun), 14:02:30
LATITUDE: N 31° 05' 37.3" | LONGITUDE: E 81° 22' 21.4" | ALTITUDE: 5601m



The famous Gouri Kund (5608m) is a lovely small glacial tarn right after the past of the summit of Drolma-la. You will be amazed on this tiny lake can exist in such high altitude.

Hindus are supposed to take a ritual bath in the milky green water of the lake.

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