Eye on Chinese Geography
Photo Gallery
Exploring stories
Natural Scenery
Physical Geography
Natural Resources
World Heritage in China
Map of China
Copyright © IGSNRR

Desert Scene in Big Qaidam, Qinghai Province

Desert Scene in Big Qaidam, Qinghai Province Photo: Yang Yichou
Time: 1980s
Site: Delhi, Qinghai Province
Height: 2000 m
Brief Introduction: Here shows a grazing scene in desert grassland in Big Qaidam, Qinghai Province. Bare hills and mountain in the background are parts of the Qilian Mountains. Proluvial fans in front of the mountain make up of a piece of Gobi. Desert steppe dominated by splendid achnatherum and couch grass covers the valley, men, horses, yaks, with Mongolia tabernacles and steppe contrast finely with each other and show you a harmonious grazing scene.

Copyright © Institute of Geographic Sciences and Natural Resources Research, CAS
Email: weboffice@igsnrr.ac.cn Address: 11A, Datun Road, Chaoyang District, Beijing, 100101, China