It's also nice to not have buildings or docks around it. Reminds me a bit of Pyramid Lake north of Reno Nevada.
Beautiful picture. been here. Its such an incredible place. Biked from Leh to Pangong. As you are reaching Pangong, it gives you a little blue peek as to what lies amidst these mighty mountains. And when you reach this lake, every thing you are and what you feel, wants to melt in the shimmering green blue water flanked by the brown mountains. .It calls out to you. No kidding. The sun plays with lake and it changes colors..Its a sight you never want to forget and want to see it forever. It looks like a painting, with clear blue sky and that still aqua blue water. In this place, the sky is so so deep blue, that it almost looks unreal. All I can say is that God is an amazing artist!!
And the water if freaking cold, if you ever want to take a dip!!!
Wow!! This is so awesome. Can't believe how spectacular this photo is. It appears to be from another planet or something!
Brilliant photo Sanjeev , Wow there are some truly beautiful places in this world. this photo says it all..
The blue of the sky at the top if the picture is far too intense! And so making it look unreal, just as the water at the back looks. For clarity I give it full marks, tho' its not a picture that I am in love with. j.e.s.......
What a beautiful capture. Bluest blue, and wonderful contrast. Choc-a-bloc full of light and wonder surely. Congrats and thanks for sharing.
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@Joy Saldanha It is because of the altitude of the place. The lake is located at an altitude of 4,350 m (14,270 ft).
The blue color of the sky is the result of preferential scattering of blue light by air molecules. As you get above some of the air by going up the mountain or to a high altitude, there are fewer air molecules above you to scatter blue light to you. So there is not as much blue light which is another way of saying that it is a darker blue. :)
@Joy Saldanha I agree... it does seem a little over saturated...
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