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Dongting Lake (Dongtinghu)

Near Yueyang, Yueyang, China
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Beautiful freshwater lake, loded with ocean-going vessels

This is a relatively shallow lake. The lake is fed by four major, and some smaller rivers. Although... read more

Reviewed 24 January 2018
KodoDrummer
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Yekaterinburg, Russia
Lake experience!

Said to be China's second-largest freshwater lake and a flood basin for the Yangtze River, taking... read more

Reviewed 22 June 2016
Kathleenlim
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Singapore, Singapore
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23 Jan 2018
“Beautiful freshwater lake, loded with ocean-going vessels”
22 Jun 2016
“Lake experience!”
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Reviewed 24 January 2018

This is a relatively shallow lake. The lake is fed by four major, and some smaller rivers. Although it is considered a shallow lake, as can be seen from my attached photo, many ocean-going vessels travel on it. With a surface area of 2,820 square...More

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Reviewed 22 June 2016

Said to be China's second-largest freshwater lake and a flood basin for the Yangtze River, taking in the waters from the Xiangjiang River, the Zishui River, the Yuanjiang River, and the Lishui River . Also known as the 'eight- hundred Li Dong Ting Lake' (one...More

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Reviewed 15 August 2015

Yueyang Tower overlooks Dongting Lake. It is 66-feet-high. in 1045 A.D. Fan Zhongyan wrote "On Yueyang Tower". There are no elevators. The staircase is narrow and people are going up and down the stair case at the same time. It is crowed and can be...More

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