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The Kongur Shan Mountains and the Eastern Taklamakan location map

The Kongur Shan Mountains and the Eastern Taklamakan

The Kongur Shan Mountains on the left side of this view form the northeastern edge of the Pamir Plateau. Further to the east the Taklamakan Desert begins and the rivers from the mountains form large oases like that of the Yarkand River in the foreground.

View: The Kongur Shan Mountains and the Eastern Taklamakan
Location: Lon 78.334°
Lat 37.43°
Altitude: 59 km
Direction: 306°
Camera Angle: 44°
User Rating: 2.3
Location Map:    Visible Topography
The Kongur Shan Mountains and the Eastern Taklamakan location map
The Kongur Shan Mountains and the Eastern Taklamakan

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Visitor comments:

by LIN,TAO from China posted on Sun Jul 17 2011 10:41:43
The image is great, but the name"The Kongur Shan Mountains and the Eastern Taklamakan" should be "The Kongur Shan Mountains and the Western Taklamakan"
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