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The ancient lost city of Shi Cheng lies deep underwater   [Copy link] 中文

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Post time 2014-2-20 08:50:34 |Display all floors


FIFTY three years ago, this ancient city in China vanished without a trace.                                                                                                                        It was all because the government had decided they needed a new hydro-electric power station. Shi Cheng, also known as “Lion City” and located in the province of Zhejiang, lay directly in the firing line and was flooded when its valley was turned into a man-made lake.
As the water rose, the city was left at the bottom of this new-found body of water.
It’s estimated that Shi Cheng, which was founded about 1300 years ago, now lies between 26 and 40 metres beneath the gorgeous Thousand Island Lake.
But it has a new lease on life now, having resurfaced as an adventure park for tourists.




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Post time 2014-2-21 10:23:53 |Display all floors
Amazing. I wish I could get a chance to get down here to visit

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It's not lost since people know where it is
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MisterPanda Post time: 2014-2-21 12:04
It's not lost since people know where it is

That could be as lost as my car keys

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