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The Himalayas/ Mount Everest

Come and visit the breathtaking Himalayas, that are rich in iron, gold, and sapphires. This mountain range extends to 1,500 miles (2,410 kilometers). According to legend, the most famous snow monster resides in these mountains. The world's highest mountain peak, Mount Everest, is located in this mountain range.

Plateu of Tibet a.k.a “Roof of the World”

The Plateau of Tibet, also known as the "Roof of the World", or also known as the "Tibetan Highlands". This vast plateau has a large whooping area of 965,000 square miles (2,500,000 square kilometers). The healthy grain, barley, is grown on the plateau. Lhasa is the capital of the peaceful Plateau of Tibet.

Taklimakan Desert

The Taklimakan Desert is surrounded by ancient rock that was created almost 65 million years ago, during the Cenozoic Age. This incredibly sandy desert extends 600 miles (960 kilometers) from east to west. The total area of the Takimakan Desert is 123,550 square miles (320,000 square kilometers). The surface of the desert contains deposits friable alluvial.

Gobi Desert

The Gobi Desert is a semi-desert located in Central Asia. Gobi, in the Mongolian language means "waterless place". Most of the desert is bare rock. This desert stretches across part of China and Mongolia. The estimated area is 500,000 miles (1,300,000 kilometers).

North China Plain

The North China Plain, also known as the "Yellow Plain" or "Huang-Huai-Hai Plain. It is one of the most densely populated areas in the world. Widespread flooding is quite common in the plain. Wheat, cotton, sesame seed, peanuts, groundnuts, and tobacco are grown here. Sea salt is sun-dried along the coast.

Huang He River (Yellow River)

Have you ever wanted to see a yellow river? Now you can if you come and see the Huang He River! It has turned "yellow" over the years because of the silt that flows downstream. Also, this river is unique because it never stays the same course and has changed its course majorly at least five times. The last major change was in 1897. Come see the 6th longest river in the world (3,395 miles long)!

Chang Jiang (Yangzi) River

Now you have the chance visit the third longest river in the world; The Chang Jiang River. It is 3,917 miles long. The Chang Jiang River is also known as the Yangzi or Yangtze River. This destination is home to a large part of the world's rice population. The river passes through the Three Gorges (Qutang, Xilang, Wu). Not only that, but it flows through nine provinces of China and drains an area equal to 695,000 square miles of land. The Yangtze River isn't all facts though. There are many cruises and tourist destinations that you can go on too! Come and visit!

Bay of Bengal

Have you ever been to the Indus River basin or the Western Margin of the Indian Peninsula? If so, come visit the biggest bay in the world; The Bay of Bengal. Many say that the three destinations are very similar. The Bay of Bengal has a interesting past too. It is presumed that Indian and Malayan navigators have been crossing the bay on trading voyages for a long time. Another interesting fact is that an Indian Ocean fishery research and development programs have been carried out here under the coordination of Bangladesh, India, Myanmar and much more. Come visit the Bay of Bengal today!

Dead Sea

Not interested in the above locations? Then, come visit the Dead Sea! Have you ever been to a 3 million year old Sea? Or even to a Sea that's not really a Sea but actually a salt water lake? There is 33% salt in the water. That's so much salt that the water can not support any marine life. Come see these rare sights for yourself!

Thanks for visiting our website! We hope you find one destination to visit. If not go visit our European or African travel guides.

Citations

"Himalayas." The Columbia Encyclopedia, 6th ed.. . Encyclopedia.com. 15 Mar. 2017 <http://www.encyclopedia.com>.

The Editors of Encyclopedia Britannica . Plateau of Tibet, Britannica, 14 Nov. 2011, https://www.britannica.com/place/Plateau-of-Tibet. Accessed 15 Mar. 2017.

Allito, Guy S., and Mikhail P. Petrov. Taklamakan Desert, Britannica, 14 Nov. 2011, https://www.britannica.com/place/Takla-Makan-Desert. Accessed 15 Mar. 2017.

Allitto, Guy S., and Mikhail P. Petrov. Gobi Desert, Britannica, 6 Oct. 2009, https://www.britannica.com/place/Gobi. Accessed 15 Mar. 2017.

The Editors of Encyclopedia Britannica. North China Plain, Britannica, 16 Mar. 2007, https://www.britannica.com/place/North-China-Plain. Accessed 15 Mar. 2017.

The Huang He River, Social Studies for Kids, www.socialstudiesforkids.com/articles/ geography/huangheriver.htm. Accessed 15 Mar. 2017.

The Yangtze River, Social Studies for Kids, www.socialstudiesforkids.com/articles/ geography/yangtzeriver.htm. Accessed 15 Mar. 2017.

Balakrishna, Suri, Philomene A. Verlaan, and Joseph R. Morgan. Bay of Bengal, Britannica, 24 Sept. 2009, https://www.britannica.com/place/Bay-of-Bengal. Accessed 15 Mar. 2017.

20 Dead Sea Facts, S.F. Salt Company, www.sfsalt.com/20-dead-sea-facts. Accessed 15 Mar. 2017.

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