Kashgar Airport Xinjiang, China
Golmud Airport Qinhai, China
Korla Airport Xinjiang, China
Xining Airport Qinhai, China
Hami Airport Xinjiang, China
Hotan Airport Xinjiang, china
Urumchi Airport Xinjiang, China
Xinjiang's first desert highway, 522 kilometers long, was opened to traffic in 1995. It is the world's longest desert highway.
The highway was built in 1995 to move oil from the Tarim Basin, China's largest inland basin with a total area of 530,000 sq. km. in southern Xinjiang. The basin has a verified reserve of over one billion tons of oil. Seven oilfields there have produced a...
The Taklamakan (also Taklimakan) is a desert of Central Asia, in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region of the People's Republic of China. It is known as the largest sand-only desert in the world. Some references fancifully state that Taklamakan means "if you go in, you won't come out"; others state that it means "Desert of Death" or "Place of No Return". "Mak...
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