Taklimakan Desert in Xinjiang  The Taklamakan Desert, also known as Taklimakan, is a desert in Central Asia, in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region of China. As one of the largest sand deserts in the world, the Taklimakan Desert covers an area of 330,000 square kilometers.It is bounded by the Kunlun Mountains to the south, and the Pamir Mountains and Tian Shan (ancient Mount Imeon) to the west and north. It is crossed at its northern and at its southern edge by two branches of the Silk…

Taklimakan Desert in Xinjiang The Taklamakan Desert, also known as Taklimakan…

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Seen here is the landscape of dunes in the Takla Makan (Taklamakan or Taklimakan) Desert on Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region. China is expected to build its first desert airport in Takla Makan Desert in the next five years.

Taklamakan Desert, northwest China

There's a giant, underground ocean hidden in the middle of this Chinese desert

dunes in Takla Makan desert

NASA Landsat 7 imagery of sand dunes of the Taklamakan Desert

Buddhist stupa of Gaochang ruins; Gaochang is the site of an ancient oasis city built on the northern rim of the inhospitable Taklamakan Desert in Xinjiang, China. #JetsetterCurator #SilkRoad

Buddhist stupa of Gaochang ruins; Gaochang is the site of an ancient oasis city built on the northern rim of the inhospitable Taklamakan Desert in Xinjiang, China.

Taklamakan Desert-- also known as Taklimakan & Teklimakan, is a desert in southwest Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, northwest China. It is bounded by the Kunlun Mountains to the south, the Pamir Mountains and Tian Shan (ancient Mount Imeon) to the west and north, and the Gobi Desert to the east.

Taklamakan Desert-- also known as Taklimakan & Teklimakan, is a desert in southwest Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, northwest China. It is bounded by the Kunlun Mountains to the south, the Pamir Mountains and Tian Shan (ancient Mount Imeon) to the west and north, and the Gobi Desert to the east.

Taklamakan Desert, China   - Explore the World with Travel Nerd Nici, one Country at a Time. http://TravelNerdNici.com

Low contrast photography of sand dunes in the desert.

Family Praying At Imam Asim Tomb In The Taklamakan Desert, Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, China

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Многие считают, что в пустынях не может быть ничего интересного. Да и что там искать - один лишь песок? Однако и среди бескрайних просторов есть такие пустыни, которые привлекают какими-то своими особенностями. Расскажем ниже о 10 самых необычных пустынях мира.... http://www.molomo.ru/inquiry/deserts.html #Самыеудивительныепустыни

Многие считают, что в пустынях не может быть ничего интересного. Да и что там искать - один лишь песок? Однако и среди бескрайних просторов есть такие пустыни, которые привлекают какими-то своими особенностями. Расскажем ниже о 10 самых необычных пустынях мира.... http://www.molomo.ru/inquiry/deserts.html #Самыеудивительныепустыни

They are called "The Mountains of Singing Sands" (Ming Sha Shan) because as the wind rolls across them the shifting sands whisper a gentle susurru, a song of sand in the breeze. This dune was several hundred feet high and rising still into the distance. (People's Republic of China, Dunhuang, Gansu Province ~ on the edge of the mighty Taklamakan Desert)

They are called "The Mountains of Singing Sands" (Ming Sha Shan) because as the…

The Tarim Desert Highway across the Taklamakan desert, in China | The Green Belt Along The World's Longest Desert Highway |  via Flickr

The Green Belt Along The World’s Longest Desert Highway

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