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Clouds shrouding tranquil Ailao Mountain

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Photo shows the Ailao Mountain which is shrouded with thick clouds and fogs, a splendid feature of Ailao Mountain.

Located at the juncture of the Yungui Plateau and the Hengduan Mountains, Ailao Mountain becomes a divide between the eastern and western landform types. It links Chuxiong Yi Autonomous Prefecture in the north and Lvchun County in the south with the total length of around 500 km. The main peak is as high as 3,166 meters.

The climate at the Ailao Mountain belongs to the kind in a transitional belt between the central subtropical and south subtropical zones. The high body of the mountain has the obvious feature of mountainous vertical climate. With a forest coverage rate of 66.4%, the National Nature Reserve of Ailao Mountain is an old-growth forest closest to Kunming. Ailao Mountain is 2,080—3,165.9 meters above sea level.

Ailao Mountain in winter is shrouded with thick clouds and fogs, which has symbolized a splendid feature of Ailao Mountain.

The sun rising on the cloud sea of Ailao Mountain forms indistinct sceneries. If you are personally on the scene, it's hard for you to tell if you are in a dream or in a fairyland. Your heart is likely to be fulfilled with the tranquil and wide beauties.

Photo shows the Ailao Mountain which is shrouded with thick clouds and fogs, a splendid feature of Ailao Mountain.

Photo shows the Ailao Mountain which is shrouded with thick clouds and fogs, a splendid feature of Ailao Mountain.

Photo shows the Ailao Mountain which is shrouded with thick clouds and fogs, a splendid feature of Ailao Mountain.

Photo shows the Ailao Mountain which is shrouded with thick clouds and fogs, a splendid feature of Ailao Mountain.

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