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[28 Jan 2010 | Comments Off on Top 5 Deserts in China w. Google Earth Links | 3,023 views]
Top 5 Deserts in China w. Google Earth Links

China is the third largest country in territory in the world after Russia and Canada. However, few people think of China as a desert nation, yet it is among the world’s largest. More than 27%, or 2.5 million square kilometers, of the country comprises useless sand (just 7% of Chinese land feeds about a quarter of the world’s population).

Ironically, here, I am not going to talk about environment conservation. I will show you five most “beautiful” deserts in China.

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[25 Feb 2009 | Comments Off on Top 3 Yardangs in China with Google Earth links | 4,357 views]
Top 3 Yardangs in China with Google Earth links

These are not the Grand Canyon in Arizona. And these are not on Mars either. These are the most beautiful yardangs in Xinjiang Province, west region of China. Unfortunately, probably due to the difficulties to reach these dangerous desert region, only the first one has abundant information on internet. The other two are not even marked in google earth.
Top 3 Yardangs in China