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日月潭風景區



日月潭位於臺灣南投縣魚池鄉日月村,為日潭與月潭之合稱,因其雙潭水色各異而得名。是臺灣第二大湖泊(僅次於曾文水庫)及第一大(半)天然湖泊兼發電水庫。湖面海拔748公尺,常態面積7.93平方公里(滿水位8.4平方公里),最大水深27公尺,自然生態豐富,但亦為最多外來種生物的淡水湖泊之一。



日月潭景色優美,「雙潭秋月」為臺灣八景之一。日月潭也是臺灣原住民邵族的居住地,生活在潭水四周的族人稱其為「水社海」。由於過去平埔族稱居住於山裡的原住民為「沙連」,而內山以日月潭一區為最大的積水盆地,故日月潭舊稱又為水沙連,此外,尚有「水社大湖」、「龍湖」、「珠潭」、「雙潭」等名稱。



 



Sun Moon Lake National Scenic Area



        Sun Moon lake is at Jhongshan Rd., Yuchi Township, Nantou County. The name is from both of sun lake and moon lake, and it is famous for its different colors between these two lakes. It is the second biggest lake in Taiwan, and the biggest semi-natural lake with Hydroelectric power. Sun Moon Lake is located 748 m (2,454 ft) above sea level. It is 27 m (89 ft) deep and has a surface area of approximately 7.93 km2 (3.06 sq mi) Ecological landscape is rich and it is one of the fresh water lake that has the most exotic species.



Sun Moon lake is one of magnificent scenic spot in the Taiwan. It is also the place of the residents from the aboriginal of Thao tribe. They live around the lake and call it “Shui-she hai”. Due to the Pingpu tribe call the aboriginals who live in the mountain “Shuishalian” and it is a biggest lake in the mountains, so it used to be called “Shuishalian”.




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