Views of the Earth

artificial images of our real planet
The Dzungarian Gate 1 location map

The Dzungarian Gate 1

The Dzungarian Gate is a pass between China and Kazakhstan dividing the Alatau mountain range. It has been an important trade route in ancient times between central and east Asia. Several endorheic lakes can be seen on both sides of the pass. In the near foreground there are the snow covered peaks of the Tian Shan.

View: The Dzungarian Gate 1
Location: Lon 84.698°
Lat 42.549°
Altitude: 59 km
Direction: 320°
Camera Angle: 30°
User Rating: 2.7
Location Map:    Visible Topography
The Dzungarian Gate 1 location map
The Dzungarian Gate 1

Related Views:

The Dzungarian Gate 2

Visitor comments:

by chip thornton from United States posted on Mon Jun 5 2006 15:04:01
Magnificient photo of the pass-I set the "Russia to China" one as my wallpaper (hope thats OK). Would love to see more images of areas from the Mongolian Altai down into the Lake Issyk Kul/Lake Balkhash region and along the Tien Shan down into Uzbekistan. This was a classic invasion route for the Nomads and I'm researching the area.\\r\\n\\r\\nAgain, great shot.\\r\\n\\r\\nBest Regards,\\r\\n\\r\\n\\r\\nChip Thornton
Leave a comment
You have to enable Javascript to be able to write comments.
human verification Please enter the code you can see in the image on the left to verify you are a human and not a spamming script.
* * Required field
Information about you
will not be made public
will be displayed with your posting
Your comment (no HTML)


If you want to send a private message to the author of this website you can do so via Email.

The comments will be reviewed before they are added to the site. So you might need to wait some time until your entry turns up.

Please note this comment function is intended for commenting on the text and images, not for discussing political or religious views. Comments with no relation to the content of this site will not be approved.

By submitting your comment you agree to the privacy policy and agree to the information you provide (except for the email address) to be published on this website.

Design and Content Copyright 2023 by Christoph Hormann
last updated Sun, 16 Jul 2023 20:38