Mirror, Mirror

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Mirror Lake lies 2390m above sea level, stretching 925m in length, 212.8m in width & 10.96m in depth. Jiuzhai Valley National Park, Szechuan Province, China

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On a still morning such as this, the beautiful reflection of the mountains, valley & even the flying birds are clearly seen on the lake’s surface & hence its namesake … Mirror Lake!

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Mirror Lake was formed by rock & mud slides flowing into the valley from glacial activity. The water is crystal clear & greenish in colour & a high concentration of calcium carbonate is present

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