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Himilayan Mountains

The breathtaking Himilayan Mountains stretch across the northeast part of Asia and are a vast 1,500 miles long. Come visit us and take your pick one of thirty awesome peaks. The mountains are a barrier to another great attraction in Asia, the Plateau of Tibet. A few majestic plants and animals in the Himilayas are the Himalayan black bear, snow bear, oak trees, and horse chestnuts.

The Great Plateau of Tibet

Being the tallest plateau in the world, one could see why the Plateau of Tibet would be a place one would want to go. Tibet's glaciers feed and into Asias' three largest rivers. The very unique envrioment is loved by many. Some plants and animals in this unique place is an antelope, golden monkey, snow lillies, and vascular plants. The plateau is 14,800 feet.

Taklimakan Desert

One of the largest deserts in the world, the Taklimakan desert is a great attraction for any visitor. Back in the day, places in the day Taklimakan was an important stop on the Silk Road. You can look back to Earths past as there are mummy exhibits in the desert. Although there are no plants and animals there, it is still a must visit in your tour through Asia. The deser covers 96,000 square miles.

Gobi Desert

The Gobi desert is another great stop your visit, with a few must see attractions. There are rare dunes and sand "mountains". Unlike the Taklimakan, there are animals like camels, and plants like bindweed and salwort. It covers more than 100,000 square miles.

North China Plain

Come visit the North China Plain's beautiful and lush greenery, and many endangered species you could not find anywhere else. The largest alluvial fan in China feeds into the Yellow River, another great attraction in Asia. Some plants and animals in the plain include snub nosed monkeys, jaguars, wheat, and peanuts. The plain covers 156,000 miles.

Yellow River

One of the most unique rivers in Asia, the Yellow River cradled ancient civilizations. The river is a whopping 725 miles from its source, and irrigation channels have developed around the river. Some animals and plants near the river and are yaks, antelope, ad feather grass.

Yangtze River

The Yangtze River is similar to the Yellow, being they both cradled ancient civilizations. The Yangtze has many beautiful lakes surrounding it. It is also the largest in China. Some plants and animals surrounding the river are the Chinese alligator, Yangtze River dolphin, golden larch, and chinrer cypruss. The river is 3,915 miles from its source.

Bay of Benegal

The largest bay in the world and overall a beautiful place to be, many breathtaking rivers feed into the bay. There are many ports to stop at. Some marine life in the bay are sea turtles, spinner dolphins, and there are many types of coral. It is 368,000 sq miles.

Dead Sea

The Dead Sea is truly a wonder of Earth. The salt levels are so high you can float easily. As a matter of fact, the Dead Sea is actually a saltwater lake. It is filled with minerals such as calcium. It is an amazing part of earth let alone Asia. There are no plants and animals but bacteria and fungi are present. It is 263.6 sq miles large.

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