Nam Ngum Lake

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Nam Ngum Lake

Laos (Vientiane Province)
About 90km north of Vientiane, Ang Nam Ngum is a vast artificial lake created by the damming of the Nam Ngum (Ngum River). The highest peaks of the former river valley became forested islands after the valley was inundated in 1971.
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