Yueyaquan Dunhuang

Yueyaquan Dunhuang is a crescent-shaped lake is very famous. The lake is located in an oasis, exactly 6 miles south of the city of Dunhuang in Gansu Province, China. And now the lake has become one of the popular tourist destinations in China.

But in recent years this lake had become a problem, which is already starting to dry up and down more than 25 feet. One of the factors that cause this to happen because the population is increasing, so the lake has become frequently used. Following the research in the last 40 years.
In 1960, the average lake depth of 4 to 5 meters, with a maximum depth of 7.5 meters (25 feet).
In the early 1990s, the area has shrunk by only 1.37 acres (5500 m2) with an average depth of 0.9 meters (maximum 1.3 meters).
But in 2006, local government sibantu with the federal government began to charge towards the lake and restore its depth. So for later this lake was the depth and size has grown back.

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