Jan 13, 2014

Picture of the Day: Little Lake of Reflection

 

LITTLE LAKE OF REFLECTION

 

little lake jasna slovenia

Photograph by Gitta Sladič

 

Lake Jasna is a picturesque alpine lake that covers a modest surface area of 2.2 ha (5.4 acres). What it lacks in size it makes up for in breathtaking surroundings. Located in northwestern Slovenia, Lake Jasna is 2 km from the small town of Kranjska Gora which is on the Sava Dolinka RIver in the Upper Carniola region of the country. Although not seen in this picture, the lake is ‘guarded’ by a statue of a Zlatorog (golden horn), the legendary chamois of Mount Triglav. [Source]

For those curious, the surrounding peaks are the Julian Alps, a mountain range of the Southern Limestone Alps that stretches from northeastern Italy to Slovenia, where they rise to 2,864 m at Mount Triglav, the highest peak in Slovenia and former Yugoslavia.

 

 

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