Thrilling Yet Graceful Scenes of Lake Chon on Mt. Paektu

The thrilling yet graceful scene of Lake Chon is one of the eight famous scenes on Mt. Paektu. Myriads of forms of peaks on Mt. Paektu are mirrored on Lake Chon, presenting a unique natural scenery.

Lake Chon is 2,190.15 metres above the sea level and covers an area of 9.16 square kilometres. It is 384 metres deep at maximum and 213.3 metres deep on an average. Its water volume is 1,955 million cubic metres.

More than 300 kinds of plants are growing on the shore of the Lake Chon, with flowers according to season. Hot springs on its shore are seen gushing out on the water in summer and in the water under the ice in winter, adding beauty to its peculiar scene.

The superb view of Lake Chon on Mt. Paektu, a pride of Korea and a scenic beauty of the world, gives a national pride to the Korean people.

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