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|This is the world´s highest border crossing at 4760m between Pakistan and China on the spectacular Karakorum Highway. The actual Immigration to China is 70k down the road in Tashkurgan, but there are Chinese and Pakistani officials right there on the Pass.||08/17/2005||700|
|Possibly the highest lake in the world -- 5670m / 18700 feet.||08/16/2005||605|
|This pass is on the Yunnan-Tibet Highway.|
This side :
start 2746 metres / 9049 feets.
finish 4637 metres / 15237feets
length 45 kms / 28 miles
|the makaru shan, the fifth highest peak in the world (8463m)in the territory of tibet||11/09/2005||787|
|India, China reopen Silk Road pass.|
NATHU LA, China-India Border - Asian giants India and China opened a Himalayan pass to border trade on Thursday, 44 years after a frontier war shut down the ancient route.
|The Torugart Pass is a pass in the Tian Shan mountain range. Elevation: 3,752 m (12,310 ft).|
The pass is the main border crossing between the People's Republic of China (Xinjiang province) and Kyrgyzstan. The nearest large Chinese city is Kashgar, the nearest Kyrgyz city is Naryn. The road on the Kyrgyz side, from Torugart to Naryn and then to Balykshy and Bishkek, is narrow and ...
|It seems that China wants to remind Tibetan people that their country belongs to China...||09/04/2006||550|
|In former times, Yumenguan Pass (Jade Gate Pass) was called Small Square City. Why was its name changed? There is an interesting story about Yumenguan Pass that answers this question.|
|Tibet and western China map overlay||02/26/2009||804|
|This future railway route will pass through remote areas of high intensity earthquakes, low temperature and atmospheric pressure. Approximately 780 km (485 mi) of the line will be laid at an elevation of 4,500-5,000 m (14,765-16,405 ft), with the highest point reaching 5,072 m (16,641 ft) at the Dangla (Ch: Tanggula) Mountain pass. At elevations in excess of 4,000 m (13,124 ft), the low oxygen ...||09/09/2005||367|
|Rongbuk Monastery (at elevation 5000 meters ) is the highest monastery in the world. It is also the last inhabited spot before Everest Base Camp, about 7 km distant. From Rongbuk Monastery the huge north face of Everest is clearly seen.||08/16/2005||1,249|
|The airport of Shigatze in Tibet, China.||09/09/2005||611|