Natural Wonders in China

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五洲传播出版社, 2007 - China - 159 pages
China, the most populous country in the world, is located in East Asia and covers approximately 9.6 million square kilometers of land and 3 million square kilometers of sea. It stretches across four time zones, while the elevation gap between its highest and lowest points is nearly 9,000 meters. The great geographical contrasts have made this land both dynamic and magnificent. China s geography includes snow-capped mountains, glaciers, evergreen rain forests, desolate gobis and deserts, vibrant lakes and coasts, spectacular valleys and waterfalls, and boundless grasslands and wetlands. Almost every type of natural scenery that exists in the world can be found in China, and this book aims to help the reader learn more about China s natural beauty."
 

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Contents

THE SPLENDOR OF CHINAS NATURAL BEAUTY
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A Myth in the Clouds
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A Mountain of
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A Wonderland of
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A City of Ice and Snow
34
DESERTS AND GRASSLANDS
73
A ThousandYearOld
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A Highland Jade
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