Overcrowded “China Dead Sea” under hot weather

By | July 29, 2013

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The Dayin Dead Sea in Sichuan, China

Yesterday, the hot weather attracted large number of visitors to the Dayin Dead Sea in Sichuan Province resulted in overcrowded phenomenon in the scenic site.

The “China Dead Sea” is located in the Dayin County of Suining City, Sichuan Province, a local tourist highlight at 30 degrees north latitude. Its seawater (salt brine) comes from 3000 meters underground, the source temperature is up to 87 degrees Celsius, and the salt content exceeds 22% (chloride salt-based) which is similar to the “Dead Sea” in the Middle East. And similarly, people can easily float in the water without sinking.

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