Wednesday, 27 April 2016

Jiuzhaigou Valley Scenic and Historic Interest Area

These two postcards are really amazing! How beautiful can Nature be!

Waterfall of Pearl Shoal
 Pearl Shoal Waterfall (Chinese: 珍珠滩瀑布; pinyin: Zhēnzhū Tān Pùbù) is a waterfall located in Aba-Ngawa Tibetan and Qiang Autonomous Prefecture in northern Sichuan Province (China). The waterfall exists on one of the tributaries of the Bailong Jiang (White Dragon River).
Located in Jiuzhaigou, at an altitude of 2,433 metres (7,982 ft), the top of the waterfall is 162.5 metres (533 ft) in width. It has a fall of 40 metres (130 ft).

Jiuzhaigou (pronounced [tɕi̯òu̯ʈʂâi̯kóu̯]Chinese九寨沟; literally: "Valley of Nine Fortified Villages"; Tibetanགཟི་རྩ་སྡེ་དགུ།ZYPY: Sirza Degu) is a nature reserve and national park located in the north of Sichuan province, China.
Jiuzhaigou Valley is part of the Min Mountains on the edge of the Tibetan Plateau and stretches over 72,000 hectares (180,000 acres). It is known for its many multi-level waterfalls, colorful lakes, and snow-capped peaks. Its elevation ranges from 2,000 to 4,500 metres (6,600 to 14,800 ft). - in: wikipedia

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