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Milky way burst over sacred peak

The picture was shot on China's Tibetan Plateau at an elevation above 4100m / 13450ft, at Yading village which is believed to be the "Shangri-La" which Joseph Rock discovered in 1928. As night fell, a magnificent sea of stars burst out above the snowy mountains and dark clouds. The snow peak, Chenresig, follows the name of the Bodhisattva of Mercy, and is regarded as a sacred mountain in Tibetan religion and the summit has never been reached by human.

TAGS: China, Sacred

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© Haitong Yu.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 10.2015
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 9, 2016, 9:47 p.m.
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PHOTO LOCATION Ganzi, China