Physical map of china. Particularly the gobi desert is the issue of concern for china.
Maps of the gobi the gobi is the largest desert in asia being around 1 2 million square kilometers in size and the fifth largest desert in the world.
China physical map gobi desert. Political map of china political map and map image of china. A student may use the blank china outline map to practice locating these physical features. As can be observed on the map in the far northeast high mountains ring china s border with the russian federation.
The physical map of china showing major geographical features like elevations mountain ranges deserts seas lakes plateaus peninsulas rivers plains landforms and other topographic features. It covers parts of northern and northeastern china and of southern mongolia the desert basins of the gobi are bounded by the altai mountains and the grasslands and steppes of mongolia on the north by the taklamakan desert to the west by the hexi corridor and tibetan plateau to the southwest and by the. Altai mountains altun shan mountains chang jiang river changbai range gobi desert.
Learn vocabulary terms and more with flashcards games and other study tools. The highest peak in the area is the qilian mountain of 5 547 meters of altitude. East china sea.
The desert is mainly situated in a high basin with the altai mountains and mongolian steppes to the north and the tibetan plateau and north china plain to the south. Physically the province of gansu has an elevation of one kilometer above sea level. Tibetan plateau himalaya mountains gobi and taklamakan deserts yellow yangtze pearl rivers china s geography and landscape is extremely varied with a wide range of weather and climate as well.
East china sea south china sea yellow sea major landforms. The gobi desert runs west to east along the border with mongolia. The north of the province is flat while the south is mountainous.
Terms in this set 14 gobi desert. The gobi desert has increased in size by 25 000 square miles since 1994 and it s sands have encroached as far as 100 miles from beijing the host city of the 2008 olympic games. Here the topography varies from sand desert into the low mountain foothills and plateaus that stretch into mongolia.
Features of the china physical map bodies of water. Part of the gobi desert belongs to gansu. Gobi also called gobi desert great desert and semidesert region of central asia the gobi from mongolian gobi meaning waterless place stretches across huge portions of both mongolia and china contrary to the perhaps romantic image long associated with what at least to the european mind was a remote and unexplored region much of the gobi is not sandy desert but bare rock.
Himalaya mountains kunlan shan mountains lesser khingan. The gobi desert ˈ ɡ oʊ b i is a large desert or brushland region in east asia. Start studying china physical map.
Map of china s desert china s desert area is increasing at an alarming rate.