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Tengger Desert

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Tengger Desert

Tengger Desert
Тэнгэр цөл / 腾格里沙漠
Desert
Landscape of the southern fringe of the Tengger Desert
Landscape of the southern fringe of the Tengger Desert
Map of China with Inner Mongolia highlighted in orange and Alxa League, where the desert is located, highlighted in red.
Map of China with Inner Mongolia highlighted in orange and Alxa League, where the desert is located, highlighted in red.
Country China
Area
 • Total 36,700 km2 (14,200 sq mi)
Elevation 1,400 m (4,600 ft)

The Tengger Desert (Mongolian: Тэнгэр цөл, lit. Sky Desert, Chinese: 腾格里沙漠; pinyin: Ténggélǐ Shāmò) is an arid natural region that covers about 36,700 km2 and is mostly in the Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region in China.

Contents

  • Features 1
  • See also 2
  • References 3
  • External links 4

Features

See also

References

  • China Plans Green Belt Between Tengger and Badain Jaran Deserts To Prevent Converging

External links

  • NASA imaging: Dust Storm in the Tengger Desert

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