The Sights and Mysteries of China’s Northern Deserts

Back in 2012 we visited the Gobi Desert, but there are four smaller deserts to the south and west of it which are also well worth exploring. Travelling east to west, we begin with the Tengger Desert. As with the Gobi, these surrounding deserts all have areas of stunning natural landscapes, interspersed with significant human developments. Patches of high-resolution imagery allow us to see areas of sand dunes and small lakes in great detail. One of the larger bodies of water – Moon Lake – even has a luxury resort hotel for those wanting to explore the desert…

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