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'Spring turtle rising from water' an ideal tourist spot!

New Delhi, News Nation Bureau | Updated : 17 March 2015, 12:41 PM

Are you planning to go on a vacation and looking for places which are hard to find? If yes, then we have an option for you.

This time try visiting a small island in southwest China which emerges every spring season and is a hot tourist spot.

The island, which emerges from Muodaoxi River, is also named ‘spring turtle’ because of its similarity to a turtle.

The 'spring turtle rising from water' is considered very auspicious by the local residents as a turtle represents longevity.

The turtle shape appears when the water level stands between 163 and 168 metres.

Muodaoxi river is located within the Three Gorges Reservoir Region and the water level is controlled by the Three Gorges Dam.
First Published: Tuesday, March 17, 2015 12:38 PM
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