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Stunning aerial view of salt pans in Tibet
Xinhua 2020-05-07 12:07:52

Aerial photo taken on May 4, 2020 shows salt pans in Naxi Township of Mangkam County, southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region. (Xinhua/Wang Zehao)

Making salt by evaporating brine in the sun dates back to the Tang Dynasty(618-907 AD) along the Lancang River in Mangkam County, southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region. The traditional techniques of airing salt were passed down and preserved at the salt pans in the county.

Aerial photo taken on May 4, 2020 shows salt pans in Naxi Township of Mangkam County, southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region. (Xinhua/Wang Zehao)

Aerial photo taken on May 4, 2020 shows salt pans in Naxi Township of Mangkam County, southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region. (Xinhua/Zhan Yan)

Photo taken on May 4, 2020 shows salt pans in Naxi Township of Mangkam County, southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region. (Xinhua/Zhan Yan)

Aerial photo taken on May 4, 2020 shows salt pans in Naxi Township of Mangkam County, southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region. (Xinhua/Wang Zehao)

Aerial photo taken on May 4, 2020 shows salt pans in Naxi Township of Mangkam County, southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region. (Xinhua/Wang Zehao)

Aerial photo taken on May 4, 2020 shows salt pans in Naxi Township of Mangkam County, southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region. (Xinhua/Wang Zehao)

Aerial photo taken on May 4, 2020 shows a villager working on the salt pan in Naxi Township of Mangkam County, southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region. (Xinhua/Wang Zehao)

Aerial photo taken on May 4, 2020 shows a villager working on the salt pan in Naxi Township of Mangkam County, southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region. (Xinhua/Wang Zehao)

Aerial photo taken on May 4, 2020 shows villagers working on the salt pan in Naxi Township of Mangkam County, southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region. (Xinhua/Zhan Yan)

Photo taken on May 4, 2020 shows salt pans in Naxi Township of Mangkam County, southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region. (Xinhua/Zhan Yan)


Aerial photo taken on May 4, 2020 shows salt pans in Naxi Township of Mangkam County, southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region. (Xinhua/Zhan Yan)



 
 
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