Dongting Lake, China's second-largest freshwater lake, is located in northeastern Hunan Province. It is a large, shallow body of water surrounded by mountain chains. It is also known as 'eight- hundred Li Dong Ting Lake' (The Li is a Chinese length unit equal to 500 meters or about 1,640 feet). An impressive characteristic of the lake is it is inter-nested.
Heaven Lake is 110km (68 miles) east of Urumqi and a car ride from the capital will take around 3 hours. The lake is 2,000 meters (6,500ft) above sea level on the stunning Bogda mountain. This large pristine lake is surrounded by alpine meadows and snow-capped mountains. The steep Heavenly Mountains (tianshan) are densely packed with pine and cypress trees as well as fields of...
The alpine lakes of the Tibetan Plateau are some of the most remote in the world. This mosaic of astronaut photographs, taken along a single International Space Station orbit track, depicts Lake Puma Yumco during the winter season. The lake is located at an elevation of 5,030 meters above sea level (16,503 feet), and is considered ultraoligotrophic, meaning that nutrient concentrations in both ...
Kashgar Airport Xinjiang, China
Golmud Airport Qinhai, China
Korla Airport Xinjiang, China
Xining Airport Qinhai, China
Hami Airport Xinjiang, China
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Urumchi Airport Xinjiang, China
The National Museum of China flanks the eastern side of Tiananmen Square in Beijing, China. The mission of the museum is to educate about the arts and history of China. It is directed by the Ministry of Culture of the People's Republic of China.
It will be the greatest museum in the world after expanding construction in 2007.
Nov. 21, 2004. Flight Mu5210 from Baotou to Shanghai, east China, fell into the frozen lake in the Nanhai Park of Baotou about a dozen seconds after it took off from Baotou airport at 8:20 a.m. (0020 GMT) Sunday, killing all 47 passengers and six crew members on board.
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