Breathtaking scenery of Mount Siguniang in SW China
Updated: 2014-07-24 10:42
(People's Daily Online)
Breathtaking scenery of Mount Siguniang in Southwest China's Sichuan province. [Photo/people.cn]
Mount Siguniang, literally "Four Girls Mountain" or "Four Sisters Mountain", stands between Xiaojin county and Wenchuan county in the Aba Tibetan and Qiang autonomous prefecture, Southwest China's Sichuan province. It is the highest peak of Qionglai Mountains in Western China.
It covers about 2,000 square kilometers and consists of four continuous peaks, with the main peak reaching 6,250 meters. The mountains are covered by snow and ice all year round and are known as the Alps of the East.