Thirty-Six Feet Lake

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Thirty-Six Feet Lake, the largest natural freshwater lake in East China's Fujian province, used to be the only source of fresh water for residents of the island city Pingtan.

The lake has a perimeter of 165 kilometers, occupying a gross area of 2.1 million square meters. It has a water retention capacity of 1,290 cubic meters, with a maximum water depth of up to 16 meters.

In 1982, Thirty-Six Feet Lake was made into a nature reserve. With its picturesque views, it has already become one of the most popular tourist destinations in Pingtan.


A picturesque view of Thirty-Six Feet Lake in Pingtan, Fujian province

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