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Archives: July 14, 2020

Western China and Lake Kukunor (Qinghai) (photo)

Западная провинция Китая и озеро «Кукунор» (провинция Цинхай)

Kukunor is the second largest inland mountain salt lake in Central Asia after Lake Issyk-Kul. It is mountainous and is located at an altitude of 3205 m. Chinese – Qinghai, Mongolian – Khukh-Nur and Tibetan – Tso Ngongpo names mean “blue-green (turquoise) sea (lake)”.One of the first Europeans to explore the lake was the Russian […]