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Diexi Lake

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Diexi Lake

Diexi Lake
Location Diexi, Mao County, Sichuan
Type Landslide dam-created lake
Primary inflows Min River
Primary outflows Min River
Basin countries China
Surface area 3.5 km2

Diexi Lake (Chinese: 叠溪海子; pinyin: Diéxī Hǎizi) is a lake in Diexi, Mao County, Sichuan, China.

Diexi Lake is a landslide dam-created lake formed in the 1933 Diexi earthquake and covers 3.5 square kilometers.[1] The old town of Diexi sank into this lake.


  1. ^ (Chinese) The Visual Appeals of Sichuan: Its Scenery and People,, run by PRC Ministry of Culture, visited on May 28, 2008.
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