This Chinese 2000-year-old natural wonder is a true desert oasis
Crescent Lake is known as Yueyaquan by the Chinese
Surrounded by enormous sand dunes, Crescent Lake, near Dunhuang in western China, is a verdant desert oasis. Situated on the ancient Silk Road, the lake known as Yueyaquan in Chinese is an extraordinary 2000-year-old natural wonder.
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