Lake Dongting

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  • Chinese: 洞庭湖 (Dòngtíng hú)

Lake Dongting in Hunan province is the second-largest freshwater lake in China, at 2820 sq km in area. It is the subject of one of the classic "Eight Views of Xiao and Xiang" of poetry and painting.


  • Lee Jeong Mi, "Cultural Expressions of Tokugawa Japan and Choson Korea: An Analysis of the Korean Embassies in the Eighteenth Century," PhD dissertation, University of Toronto (2008),158.