Lake Nam, Tibet As Seen From Orbit


Lake Nam

Tim Peake: Stunning colours. Sunlight reflecting the stunning colours of Himalayan Lake Name (Namtso)

Namtso or Lake Nam (officially: Nam Co; Mongolian: Tenger nuur; "Heavenly Lake"; in European literature: "Tengri-Nor", 3042N 9033E - གནམ་མཚོ་) is a mountain lake on the border between Damxung County of Lhasa prefecture-level city and Baingoin County of Nagqu Prefecture in the Tibet Autonomous Region of China, approximately 112 kilometres (70 mi) NNW of Lhasa.

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