Tengger Desert——腾格里沙漠边缘随拍

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腾格里沙漠 Tengger Desert

Tengger Desert
腾格里沙漠

Photo was taken in the margins of the Tengger Desert, Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, West China.
Tengger Desert locates in southwestern Alxa Banner and in central Gansu Province,
with Mt. Helan in the east, the Great Wall in the south, and Mt. Yabulai in the west.
Tengger Desert covers an area of 36,700 square kilometers,
criss-crossed by sand hills, basins, hills, and flat lands, 1,200 to 1,400 meters above sea level.
There are more than 400 lakes, the majority of which are fresh.
The word “Tengger” origins form the Mongolian, which means “as immense as the sky”.

拍于腾格里沙漠边缘,内蒙境内。

腾格里沙漠位于内蒙古阿拉善盟阿拉善左旗西南部和甘肃省中部,
东抵贺兰山,南越长城,西至雅布赖山。
腾格里沙漠海拔1200多米,总面积3.67万平方公里。
沙漠上沙丘、湖盆、山地、残丘及平地相互交错,其中沙丘占70%以上,
多为新月形沙丘链,高10-30米,常向东南移动。
腾格里沙漠还有大小湖盆400多个,多为淡水湖。
腾格里为蒙古语,意思是象天一样浩渺无际。

一棵倔强的沙枣树  A lonely Oleaster Tree

一棵倔强的沙枣树 A lonely Oleaster Tree

A lonely Oleaster Tree (Elaeagnus angustifolia).

Photo was taken in the Alxa (Alashan) area, Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, West China.

一棵倔强的沙枣树(Elaeagnus angustifolia)。拍于内蒙古阿拉善左旗西。