Wednesday, March 5, 2014

Largest freshwater lake in China , measuring twice the city of London , was dry. This is due to the drought that occurred in the walayah . Before this lake is a popular tourist destination in China .

In addition to drought , the lake's water loss due to the development of the largest reservoirs in the upstream. That causes the water level down to the lowest point in history. Poyang lake of that name , located in Jiangxi province with an area of ​​3,500 square kilometers , the completely dry .

In the middle of the lake there is a pagoda , tourists can visit by boat , but now they can reach them on foot , although requiring additional energy .

Revealing the lake dried up ancient bridge made ​​of stone , built in the Ming Dynasty , circa 1631. The bridge has a length of approximately 2,930 meters .

The drought also caused the loss of employment of fishermen netting fish. Not only that, they also disappear ecology and biodiversity that once anchored by the presence of the lake . This lake used to be a port of call of the birds that migrate , but now the scene disappeared.

Credit to Maibacasat