Underwater frogs emerge as Sun Moon Lake water level drops

Radio Taiwan International
Date: 18 February, 2019
By: Paula Chao

Nine Stacked Frogs on Sun Moon Lake

The water level on Sun Moon Lake in central Nantou County has dropped considerably due to a warm winter with little rain. Visitors are able to see part of its famous underwater landmark “Nine Stacked Frogs”. Seven of the nine frogs are visible above water now.

Sun Moon Lake is one of Taiwan’s most famous destinations. It features spectacular scenery with beautiful turquoise waters. But water levels are so low that people can see the underwater landmark frog statue.  The frogs are supposed to be under water!

One tourist said this unusual scene happened a long time ago. This is the second time she has seen it.

Sun Moon Lake’s water level is now 746.8 meters. Though that’s still below the standard low level of 743 meters, there has been a decrease in the water held in reservoirs in central Taiwan.    [FULL  STORY]

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